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Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC


Healthcare Practice Summary

Marked by an integrated approach and unmatched regulatory knowledge, our healthcare practice consists of more than 260 attorneys who leverages their diverse strengths to meet the demands of our clients within one of the largest, most highly regulated industries.

  • Represent over 500 healthcare-related companies, 35 of which are publicly traded
  • Represent clients in more than 25 healthcare industry sectors
  • Represented healthcare clients in transactions with a combined value in excess of $136B and more than $52 billion in debt and equity offerings

Regulatory

Our team navigates complex state and federal regulations including four areas:

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Joint ventures & syndications
  • Contracting, regulatory & operational
  • 340B & reimbursement
  • Compliance & investigations

Investigations, Enforcement & Compliance

Our team includes former members of DOJ, several former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and two former members of HHS-OCIG, the branch responsible for promulgating the modified safe harbors to the AKS. We counsel clients on civil and criminal exposure related to healthcare fraud and abuse allegations, including:

  • Alleged violations of various laws such as the Stark Law; AKS; & Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
  • Investigations & litigation under the FCA
  • Internal compliance investigations
  • Managed Care, Medicare Advantage, & Risk Adjustment Compliance
  • Medicare & Medicaid compliance, governmental contractor audits, including MAC, RAC, ZPIC & UPIC audits

Clients

Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Ardent Health Services LLC

Brookdale Senior Living

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC)

CenterPointe Behavioral Health System

Community Health Systems Inc.

Consonance Capital Partners

Contessa Health

Diversicare Healthcare Services

Envision Healthcare Corporation

Evolent Health

Industries

Provided by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Academic medical centers

Ambulatory surgery centers

Behavioral health

Cancer therapy

Clinical laboratories

Dermatology

Diagnostic imaging

Digital health

Healthcare information technology

Home health & hospice

Hospitals & health systems

Life sciences

Managed care

Medical device

Medical transportation

Nonprofit providers

Orthotics & prosthetics

Physician practice, outsourced physician services & management companies

Private equity

Revenue cycle management

Senior housing & long-term care

Specialty pharmacy & pharmaceuticals

Telemedicine

Urgent & retail care clinics

Wellness & disease management