Karen Rabinovici represents and provides legal counsel to health systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and various other health care providers on a wide range of transactional, regulatory, and contractual matters. Prior to joining Robinson & Cole, Karen worked in the health care group of a Boston law firm and as a health care attorney for a Massachusetts health system. Karen is a member of the firm’s Health Law Group.
Karen regularly represents health care providers in corporate transactions, including purchases and sales, mergers and acquisitions, and affiliations. She has experience in counseling health care providers through the entire life cycle of a transaction.
Karen provides legal counsel to health care clients on the impact and application of federal and state health care laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and state privacy laws, the Stark law, fraud and abuse laws, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), and patient care issues.
Karen counsels health care clients on contractual matters, including preparation, review, negotiation and interpretation of various contracts including employment, affiliation, clinical trial, vendor and professional services agreements. She also represents health care clients with employment matters, such as employee discipline and complaints of discrimination.
Karen is an avid animal welfare advocate and has published several articles in legal journals about pertinent animal welfare matters. While in law school, she participated in the University of Connecticut School of Law’s Human Rights and Asylum Clinic and successfully sought asylum for a Central American refugee fleeing gang persecution. Karen is proficient in Dutch.