Brianna R. Powell


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Brianna Powell provides healthcare regulatory counsel to a wide range of clients, including physician groups, long-term care providers, hospital systems, and private equity firms. Brianna counsels clients on an array of complex regulatory issues, including compliance with state and federal healthcare statutes and regulations such as the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, False Claims Act, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Among other services, Brianna represents clients in responding to and appealing commercial and government payor audits; provides guidance on billing and reimbursement concerns; assists with internal compliance investigations; and advises on overpayments, repayments, and self-disclosures. She also analyzes regulatory and compliance issues arising in healthcare mergers and acquisitions.

In addition to her work for healthcare clients, Brianna is actively involved in a number of the firm’s pro bono initiatives, including coordinating the Pro Bono Adoption Project.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Brianna served as a law clerk to the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2015–2016) and to the Honorable Bernice Bouie Donald for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016–2017). During law school, Brianna served as an intern for the Honorable Judge Susan K. Lee with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Brianna earned her law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.S. in psychology and Spanish from Loyola University in New Orleans.


American Health Law Association (AHLA) – Young Professionals Council (2020-2022)