Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Healthcare Department

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Healthcare Practice Summary

Marked by an integrated approach and deep regulatory knowledge, the healthcare practice of Bass, Berry & Sims is a team of more than 200 experienced attorneys serving clients across the U.S.

  • Represent over 200 healthcare-related companies, 35 of which are publicly traded
  • Represent clients in more than 25 healthcare industry sectors
  • Have represented healthcare clients in transactions with a combined value in excess of $136 billion
  • Have represented healthcare clients in debt and equity offerings in excess of $52 billion

Healthcare Regulatory

Our team navigates complex state and federal regulations across all healthcare sectors including three major areas:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and dispositions
  • Joint ventures and syndications
  • Contracting, regulatory and operational matters

Government Investigations, Enforcement & Compliance

The firm represents healthcare providers in civil and criminal government investigations and enforcement actions conducted by the DOJ, the HHS-OIG, state attorney generals, and other regulators. These matters involve reimbursement and government contracting issues as well as allegations of violations of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. The firm also has significant experience defending clients in False Claims Act litigation and Medicare and Medicaid audits.


Addus HomeCare (NASDAQ: ADUS)

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM)

Change Healthcare

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: DVCR)

Evolent Health (NYSE: EVH)


Academic medical centers

Ambulatory surgery centers

Behavioral health

Cancer therapy

Clinical laboratories


Diagnostic imaging

Disease management & wellness

Health plans

Healthcare information technology

Home health


Hospitals & health systems

Life sciences

Managed care

Medical device

Medical transportation

Nonprofit providers

Physician practice management

Physician services

Private equity

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Revenue cycle management

Senior housing & long-term care

Specialty pharmacy & pharmaceuticals


Urgent & retail care clinics