Kathleen Rubinstein is a policy analyst who partners with the Healthcare Industry and Public Policy Teams on a broad range of issues and questions affecting healthcare providers. Her professional focus centers on government healthcare programs, with an emphasis on coverage and payment issues, service delivery arrangements and healthcare reform initiatives.
Her experience includes aiding decision-makers in interpreting and analyzing public policy issues; planning and directing the work of senior managers, subject matter experts and technical consultants in formulating solutions to complex policy problems; collaborating with the Healthcare Public Policy Team on formulating strategic and tactical work plans, developing policy recommendations and legislative proposals and crafting communications and advocacy strategies; participating in governmental policy and regulatory interactions at the state and federal levels; engaging in research and analysis of policy issues and questions; preparing government filings and submissions; bringing intellectual and editorial input to the production of communications material; providing oversight and management of client projects and plans; and facilitating processes for managing and sharing information on policy issues, industry developments and trends.
Kathleen writes extensively on healthcare issues and frequently collaborates with members of the Healthcare Industry Team on articles and presentations of topical interest. Since 2007, she has served as the Editor of the BakerHostetler Health Law Update.
A long time instructor at the University of Houston, Kathleen teaches a graduate seminar on healthcare policy, the curriculum for which she designed and developed. She is the recipient of a Recognition Award from the Masters of Public Administration Program for initiating and supporting the Best Paper Award given for superior scholarship and application to practice.
Named to the list of outstanding graduates by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, she is a member of the American Hospital Association, AcademyHealth, the American Health Lawyers Association and the University of Houston MPA Program Alumni Network.
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