Kathleen P. Rubinstein is a policy analyst in the Healthcare Industry and Government Policy practices. Laboring at the intersection of public policy and healthcare law for much of her career, Kathleen works with clients on developing and implementing strategies for advancing their public policy goals and addressing their regulatory concerns. In this role, she focuses on federal and state legislative and rulemaking actions and serves as an information resource for clients on healthcare industry issues. She is highly experienced in matters involving regulation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs and implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Kathleen frequently collaborates with her law firm colleagues on articles and presentations of topical interest to the healthcare industry. She is the founding editor and curator of content for the BakerHostetler Health Law Update newsletter and the Health Law Update blog, which offer insightful reporting and analysis of developing issues in healthcare law. Well known for her knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system, Kathleen has led staff education seminars for clients and lectured law students on the role of government in healthcare. She is a long-time adjunct faculty member of the Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Houston where she teaches a graduate seminar on healthcare policy.