Chace, Ruttenberg & Freedman has been a trusted legal advisor for all types of health care providers. Our clients include hospitals, physician groups, including tax-exempt faculty group practices, community health centers, provider-owned health maintenance organizations, home health agencies, community mental health centers, imaging centers, managed care contracting organizations and organizations promoting the licensing and implementation of electronic health records. Members of our Health Practice Group have been privileged to serve as counsel to the Rhode Island Senate Health and Human Services Committee.
CR&F assists our clients in the formation and management of multi-hospital joint ventures, faculty group practices, IPOs, PHOs and other managed care contracting organizations. We have guided our clients through mergers, acquisitions and affiliations. Our attorneys regularly counsel our healthcare clients on matters relating to fraud and abuse compliance, antitrust compliance, medical staff relations, HIPAA compliance, information technology contracting, physician recruitment, reimbursement, general counsel issues and tax exemption.
In coordination with our litigators, our firm has successfully defended hospitals from vendor claims and achieved excellent outcomes in credentialing matters and rate disputes. Our attorneys also assist our clients in responding to supboenas, while also taking care to protect client confidentiality.