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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

With the help and support of the Tennessee Medical Association, 21 Tennessee physicians of underserved communities joined together and retained Bass, Berry & Sims to file suit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop improper collection efforts. Our team, led by David King, was successful in halting efforts to recoup TennCare payments that were used legitimately to expand services in communities that needed them. Read more

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GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take Now

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th. As most organizations are aware, the GDPR applies not only to EU businesses but also many companies in the U.S. While the deadline is quickly approaching, most organizations are still grappling with the implications of the regulation on their business. Even if your readiness efforts are behind the curve, the GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take NOW will help you begin your efforts towards compliance and help mitigate your organization's risk in the short-term.

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Chambers USA has ranked Bass, Berry & Sims as one of the top litigation law firms in Tennessee for the past 14 years. In its most recent edition, Chambers recognizes the firm as a "Top-notch firm with an outstanding reputation for its wide-ranging civil litigation expertise" and highlights comments from reporting sources, including: "'They are very responsive, communicative, analytical and very strategically-minded.' Another interview reports: 'They are well connected and well respected in Tennessee. They bring a high level of professionalism and have good judgment.'" (from Chambers USA 2018) In a previous edition, Chambers reported: "'The lawyers at Bass, Berry & Sims are excellent to work with, sharp, prepared and client-focused.'" (from Chambers USA 2017)

Our team of more than 80 litigators is ready to serve our clients' best interests and has a long track record of not only winning, but also understanding clients' business objectives.

Chambers USA has ranked Bass, Berry & Sims as one of the top litigation law firms in Tennessee for the past 14 years. In its most recent edition, Chambers recognizes the firm as a "Top-notch firm with an outstanding reputation for its wide-ranging civil litigation expertise" and highlights comments from reporting sources, including: "'They are very responsive, communicative, analytical and very strategically-minded.' Another interview reports: 'They are well connected and well respected in Tennessee. They bring a high level of professionalism and have good judgment.'" (from Chambers USA 2018) In a previous edition, Chambers reported: "'The lawyers at Bass, Berry & Sims are excellent to work with, sharp, prepared and client-focused.'" (from Chambers USA 2017)

Our team of more than 80 litigators is ready to serve our clients' best interests and has a long track record of not only winning, but also understanding clients' business objectives.

We approach disputes by addressing not only the matter at hand, but also by analyzing litigation trends facing the client and suggesting creative solutions to minimize risk over the long term. Our focus is to serve each of our clients' best interests as efficiently and effectively as possible. We establish a course of action, propose alternative fee arrangements and evaluate early settlement possibilities or opportunities for an early dismissal to avoid expense and protracted litigation. That said, we are prepared to serve as resolution negotiator or staunch advocate; whichever is necessary. We utilize the latest advances in technology to improve communication, discovery and trial preparation, all leading to sound victories.

Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group is built on great reputations in corporate and securities, government investigations, healthcare, financial services and commercial litigation. From that foundation, we are especially focused on significant and growing areas of litigation that affect our clients, and align with our unique strengths.

In the past year, our litigators received individual recognition by Chambers USA, Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, Benchmark Litigation named Bass, Berry & Sims the "Tennessee Law Firm of the Year" for Litigation in 2018, 2017, 2015 and 2012.

The Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group addresses all of the following types of disputes, among others:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Antitrust and trade practices
  • Business disputes
  • Compliance and government investigations including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and monitorships
  • Environmental
  • Government advocacy and public policy
  • Government contracts
  • Financial services including banks, financial institutions, broker-dealer, financial products, restructuring, bankruptcy, and consumer financial services
  • Healthcare disputes including healthcare liability, managed care disputes and medical staff disputes
  • Healthcare fraud and abuse
  • Intellectual property and technology including patents; trademarks; data security, privacy and cyberliability; e-discovery, data counseling and trial technology
  • Products liability and torts
  • Real estate and construction litigation
  • Regulatory and administrative proceedings
  • Securities and shareholder litigation
  • Tax
  • Trusts and estates
  • Utilities, including telecommunications, energy and water law

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