Chace, Ruttenberg & Freedman represents a wide variety of entities in the health care field. Our clients include hospitals, large and small physician groups (including many 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 Law Group have been privileged to serve as counsel to the Rhode Island Senate Health and Human Services Committee.
CR&F has extensive experience in forming and providing on-going representation of joint ventures, IPAs, PHOs, MSOs and other managed care contracting organizations. We have helped many clients successfully integrate through merger, acquisition and affiliation, and regularly represent clients in licensing and certificate of need proceedings before Rhode Island regulatory agencies. We have also served as the receiver and liquidator for nursing facilities, hospitals and an ambulance company. Our attorneys regularly counsel clients on fraud and abuse compliance, antitrust compliance, medical staff relations, HIPAA compliance, information technology contracting, physician recruitment, reimbursement, general counsel issues, responses to discovery requests and tax exemption.
Working closely with our litigation partners, we have established an extraordinary track record of successfully representing our clients in both regulatory proceedings and litigation at the trial and appellate levels.