Jason E. Bring

Partner
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
404.873.8162 phone
404.873.8163fax

Representative Experience

  • Obtained favorable rulings from multiple state appellate courts enforcing nursing home arbitration agreements, including Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.
  • Obtained precedential temporary restraining order and settlement preventing the government from recouping against a hospice provider during its ZPIC appeal.
  • Obtained precedent setting injunctions restricting attorney advertisements targeting nursing homes.
  • Obtained favorable rulings from multiple state appellate courts enforcing nursing home arbitration agreements, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.
  • Obtained a precedent-setting injunction restraining a national plaintiff law firm from using deceptive advertisements that mischaracterized nursing home survey results.
  • Obtained first injunction in country against law firm solicitation of clients to sue nursing home.
  • Gained CON approval for a new cancer center over objections and administrative appeals by two competitors.
  • Represented an existing ambulatory surgery center in successfully challenging a competitor’s application for a CON to develop an orthopedic surgery center. (The Surgery Ctr. v. Hughston Surgical Inst., 293 Ga. App. 879 (2008)).
  • For a healthcare client facing forced closure for relocating without obtaining government approvals, we implemented a strategy to form a new company to apply for the necessary approvals. Over the objections of competitors, we were able to obtain licensure approval, keep the client operational the entire time, and successfully defend litigation challenging the new approval process.
  • Gained CON approval for a new CyberKnife megavoltage cancer service.
  • Implemented a novel strategy of filing a federal lawsuit to successfully compel arbitration of a nursing home case, for Kindred Nursing Centers, resulting in a decision of first impression in Georgia. (Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Cynthia Jones, USDC Southern District of Georgia, Case No. CV409-105 (March 16, 2011))
  • Compelled arbitration for nursing home provider, Heritage Healthcare of Savannah, then prevailed at arbitration and received an award of attorney’s fees and costs against the plaintiff.
  • Obtained order from the Court requiring arbitration of a Plaintiff’s claims in accordance with the provisions of a pre-dispute arbitration agreement governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.
  • Compelled arbitration for nursing home provider, Heritage Healthcare of Savannah, then prevailed at arbitration and received an award of attorney’s fees and costs against the plaintiff.
  • Successfully obtained reversal of over $1.3 million in Medicare denials for nursing home therapy services for Tara at Thunderbolt Nursing and Rehabilitation by implementing strategy of attacking the statistical extrapolation methodologies used by the audit contractor.
  • Obtained a decision of first impression in Georgia, for Omni H.C Inc. by establishing a statute of limitations for a cause of action for the False Claims Act retaliation provisions (United States ex rel. Nichols v. Omni, H.C., Inc., No. 4:02-CV-66(HV), 2008 WL 906426 (M.D. Ga. March 31, 2008))
  • Represented an existing ambulatory surgery center, The Surgery Center LLC, in successfully challenging a competitor’s application for a CON to develop an orthopedic surgery center (The Surgery Ctr. v. Hughston Surgical Inst., 2008 WL 4490776 (Ga. App. 2008))
  • Gained CON approval for a new cancer center for Meadows Regional Cancer Center LLC over objections and administrative appeals by two competitors. The approvals were upheld after additional judicial appeals.