Hedy Silver Rubinger is a partner and chairs the Healthcare Practice at the law firm of Arnall Golden Gregory. She also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. Rubinger’s practice focuses on the representation of healthcare providers including nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, physician groups, continuing care retirement communities, hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, healthcare IT companies, and ancillary service providers. She counsels clients on issues related to operations, regulatory compliance, certificates of need, managed care, reimbursement, change of ownership, and employment. She also represents domestic and foreign private equity investors in health care, REITs and other investors in health care real estate, developers of health care facilities, management companies, and lenders and has extensive experience in managing the regulatory aspects of healthcare transactions, ranging from single-facility purchases and sales to some of the largest multi-state, multiple service-line transactions. Ms. Rubinger formed the Regulatory Healthcare Transactions (RHT) Team to provide counsel for all regulatory aspects of health care transactions. The RHT Team is actively engaged in federal and state regulatory processes and regularly interacts with regulators to help clients efficiently accomplish their business goals. She is also a frequent author and lecturer on issues relating to healthcare providers. Ms. Rubinger has recently served as a contributing author for the Fifty State Survey of Certificate of Need and Licensure: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Home Health, and Hospice (American Health Lawyers Association, 2009) and the Healthcare Reform Law Resource Guide (American Health Lawyers Association, 2010).