Jeffrey Chase-Lubitz is a Rhode Island attorney providing general corporate and regulatory legal services, as well as strategic advice, to healthcare clients. In his 25 years of practice, Jeff has advised all manner of healthcare organizations in their corporate, transactional, regulatory, compliance and contracting needs. Jeff’s experience allows him to provide clients strategic advice and business development input. His goal is to find the solutions that allow his clients’ businesses to grow.
Jeff serves as general corporate counsel to the state medical society, the area’s largest home and hospice care provider, and a national leader in behavioral health managed care, along with a number of entrepreneurial healthcare enterprises and multi-specialty physician practices. Examples of recent client projects include health facility licensure, certificate of need and change of ownership approvals; hospital-physician acquisitions; accountable care contract development; healthcare fraud investigations; and corporate compliance reviews and training.
Jeffrey joined Barrett & Singal as Partner in 2007 and heads the firm’s office in Providence, RI.
Awards & Recognitions
Since 1995, Mr. Chase-Lubitz has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in Health Care Law. He earned Lawyer Of the Year for that category in 2018. (1)
Prior to joining Barrett & Singal, Jeff was a partner at Brown Rudnick in Providence, Rhode Island.
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1987
Vanderbilt Law Review
Brandeis University, B.S., cum laude, 1981
Court / Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
Behavioral health contracting; Compliance program development and counseling; Contract negotiations; Corporate formation, joint ventures, affiliations, other business arrangements; Corporate governance; Fraud and abuse compliance; Government investigations; Medicaid fraud; Medical staff governance; Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement; Mergers & acquisitions; Patient care issues; Payor contracting; Payor disputes; Physician compensation and financial arrangements; Physician Services Contracting; Physician recruitment and retention; Professional licensure and discipline; Provider network formation; Regulatory compliance; Risk management/liability; Tax exempt issues; Telemedicine/e-health; State & federal regulatory matters, including: Attorney General transactional reviews; Determination of Need projects for innovative services and new technology providers; Major construction and renovation projects; Determination of Need filings for hospitals and nursing homes; State and federal Transfer of Ownership filings (mergers, acquisitions, affiliations) for hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, pharmacies, and ambulances
Academic Medical Centers; Ambulatory Care Providers; Ambulatory Surgery Centers; Ancillary Providers; Clinical Laboratories; Community Hospitals; Healthcare Technology (MRI, PET, Radiation Therapy, etc.); Home/Hospice Care; Hospitals; Health Technology; Licensed Clinics; Managed Care /Behavioral Health; Physicians; Professional Trade Associations; Providers; Psychiatric Providers; Professional Services (attorneys/CPAs, engineers, physicians); Privately-Held Corporations; Nonprofit Organizations; Professional Societies/Associations
Massachusetts Bar Association
Rhode Island Bar Association
New York Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
American Society of Medical Association Counsel
“Accountable Care Organizations: Shared Savings,” Rhode Island Medical Society
“Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Hospitals,” Providence Rotary Club #22
Civic & charitable activities
Board of Trustees, Rhode Island Free Clinic
(1) The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. Best Lawyers is a division of Woodward/White, Inc. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
- Obtained the first approval of a for-profit hospital conversion in Rhode Island from the state Department of Health and Attorney General
- Developed and executed state-wide affiliation of non-profit home care and hospice providers, including expeditious regulatory approvals of related change of ownership applications
- Represented state’s largest cardiologist practice in its asset acquisition by hospital system; drafted sophisticated Relative Value Unit compensation structure for cardiology service line physicians
- Has served as outside general counsel for over 15 years to behavioral health managed care entity considered a national leader in managed care innovation
- Represented a provider of fixed and mobile nuclear imaging services in contract negotiations with academic medical centers and physician groups in New York and Pennsylvania
- Counseled clients through CMS Office of Inspector General investigations of allegations that health facilities were engaging in up-coding and the provision of medically unnecessary services
- Serve as general counsel to state medical society and its affiliated medical malpractice insurance brokerage
Giving back to our community
Helping clients successfully navigate health care regulation
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