Richard Barasch

Richard Barasch

  • Lecturer in Law

Richard A. Barasch currently serves as Chairman of AdaptHealth (Nasdaq: AHCO), a leading HME and medical supplies provider and Executive Chairman of The Oncology Institute (Nasdaq: TOI), a value-based oncology provider.

He is also the founder of RAB Ventures, LLC which invests in growth healthcare companies. Portfolio companies include: HouseWorks LLC (personal home care), eCaring (technology for personal care agencies), Empassion Health (High Needs ACO Reach), ELMC Risk Management (MGU for Employer Medical Stop Loss).

Richard was Chairman and CEO of Universal American from 1995 until its sale to WellCare Health Plans in April 2017. Universal American worked collaboratively with healthcare professionals, especially primary care physicians, to improve the health and well-being of Medicare beneficiaries and reduce unnecessary healthcare costs.

Richard is a member of the Advisory Board the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and is chair of the National Advisory Board of the Health Policy and Management program at Mailman. He is also a Trustee of the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Richard is a graduate of Swarthmore College (1976) and Columbia University Law School (1979) where he was an Editor of the Law Review.