Jeffrey H. Frost
Jeffrey Frost draws on more than 20 years of experience as in-house counsel to advise clients on healthcare regulatory matters, hospital operations, and medical staff issues.
Jeff serves as a trusted advisor to healthcare clients on legal and regulatory matters including complex commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, employment issues, physician litigation, and access to electronic health records. His experience includes advising medical staffs, medical groups, and hospitals on a full range of credentialing, privileging, peer review, and quality assurance topics, as well as assisting hospital administration with governmental investigations, fraud and abuse claims, agency complaints and medical staff hearings.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Jeff served as Deputy General Counsel at an integrated health network with 24 acute care hospitals and more than 200 clinics across Northern California.
Because of this experience, Jeff acts as a collaborative business partner who provides practical legal and business solutions on a broad range of healthcare and employment matters.
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
J.D., magna cum laude, St. Mary’s University School of Law
Certificate of Leadership, Sutter Health Leadership Academy
- Author, “Health Orgs Must Prepare For End Of COVID Waivers,” Law360 (January 2023)
- Author, “Is Your Health System Prepared for the Expiration of the Federal and State COVID-19 Public Health Emergency?” Jackson Walker Insights (December 2022)
- American Health Law Association, Practice Group Leadership
- Association of Corporate Counsel, Former Chapter President
- Sacramento Bar Association, Former Board Member
- Twin Lakes Food Bank, Board Member
- Voluntary Legal Services Program, Advisory Board Member
January 4, 2023Insights
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must renew the COVID-19 federal public health emergency determination every 90 days to maintain certain health care flexibilities and waivers.
By Jeffrey Frost
December 19, 2022Insights
Is Your Health System Prepared for the Expiration of the Federal and State COVID-19 Public Health Emergency?
The current extension of the COVID-19 Federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) is set to expire January 11, 2023, and no termination notice has been provided. While the PHE will likely extend through April 11, 2023, it will likely expire sometime in 2023. Here are three steps that health systems and hospitals can take now to ensure compliance should the emergency waivers expire.
July 12, 2022Attorney News
Joining Jackson Walker’s Healthcare practice in Austin, Jeffrey Frost draws on more than 20 years of experience as in-house counsel to advise clients on a wide range of healthcare regulatory matters, hospital operations, and medical staff issues.