Attorney, Member of the Firm
Office Phone: 978-809-1977
Debbie Casey is a seasoned legal executive with over 20 years of legal and business experience in the healthcare industry. Debbie handles a wide range of healthcare-related transactions, approaching them with a practical and deep appreciation of the often-competing priorities of legal and business objectives. Debbie's primary clients at Outside GC include Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medical Specialties Distributors, LLC, a nationwide distributor of medical products and supplies; Verity Medical Foundation, Inc., a California non-profit health system; and SafeRide, Inc., a provider of non-emergency transportation solutions to the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Outside GC in 2015, Debbie spent almost 20 years in both legal and operations roles at Fresenius Medical Care North America, the nation’s largest provider of dialysis services and supplies. As Associate General Counsel, Debbie advised the company on wide range of legal and regulatory issues, including Stark and Anti-Kickback laws, HIPAA, general contracting matters, medical director contracting, managed care contracting, hospital contracting, and compliance issues. In addition, she oversaw the transactional and day-to-day legal support to the Dialysis Services Division. During that time, Debbie also served as General Counsel to Fresenius' managed care organizations, Renaissance Health Care and Optimal Renal Care, LLC.
In her role as Vice President of Business Development for Fresenius’ Physician Strategies Group, Debbie developed and implemented a proprietary compliance/operational model and process for evaluating fair market value for services provided by referring physicians and oversaw contracting with Fresenius' medical directors. In addition, she drove Fresenius’ development of policies and procedures relating to joint venture ownership of dialysis facilities with referring physicians.
Debbie subsequently joined American Renal Associates as Vice President of Business Development, responsible for identifying growth opportunities and assisting with physician joint venture negotiations. She participated in lobbying efforts in D.C. through the Kidney Care Council and Kidney Care Partners.
Debbie started her legal career at Goodwin Proctor and Simpson Thacher.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Minuteman Health Insurance, a non-profit health insurance company.
She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Debbie holds a B.A. in Government/International Relations from St. Lawrence University and a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.
Debbie lives in Boxford, MA with her family, including a super goofy (but totally adorable) Wheaton Terrier, Lola. Whenever possible, they escape to Nantucket. She’s also an avid power yogi, loves to kayak, travel and laugh out loud. A lot.