Ms. Fraiche practices law in the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and often Washington, D.C. offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, where she concentrates in the general representation of health care organizations, companies and individuals in major regulatory, strategic and public policy efforts. Immediate Past Chair of the Louisiana Health Care Commission, Ms. Fraiche is a former member of the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) and served as Chair of the Long Term Community Planning Task Force and the Health Care Committee and was the LRA delegate to the Louisiana Health Care Redesign Collaborative chartered to develop and oversee the blueprint for health care policy in Louisiana. She is President of the Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society, Past President of the Louisiana Bar Foundation and a Past Chair of the Board of Loyola University. She is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Woman's Hospital and serves on a number of other community non-profit and public company boards. Ms. Fraiche was the first female President of the organization now known as the American Health Lawyers Association.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Through its representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. The AHA advocacy efforts include the legislative and executive branches and include the legislative and regulatory arenas. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.