Robin Gelburd is President of FAIR Health, Inc., a national, independent, not-for-profit corporation established in October of 2009 as part of the settlement of an investigation by then New York State Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo into the health insurance industry’s methods for determining out-of-network reimbursement. Before being recruited as FAIR Health’s President, Robin served for eight years as General Counsel of a medical research foundation comprised of approximately 30 premiere academic medical centers, hospitals, and research institutions in New York dedicated to the promotion of medical research. During her tenure at this consortium, Ms. Gelburd was also appointed Chairperson of the New Yorkers for the Advancement of Medical Research, a statewide coalition comprised of over 40 organizations which Ms. Gelburd helped found in 2003 and which had as its mission the promotion of state funding and support for stem cell research.

Prior to her tenure as General Counsel, Ms. Gelburd was a health law partner at the New York City law firm, Kalklines, Arky, Zall & Bernstein (now Manatt, Phelps & Philips LLP). During her ten years at that firm, she represented a wide array of healthcare-based clients including hospitals, provider groups and organizations, payors, skilled nursing facilities, special needs plans, ambulatory care centers and the like on a variety of strategic, regulatory, policy, governance, business, and contractual matters.

Previously, Ms. Gelburd worked as a litigation and corporate associate at the international law firm, Morrison & Foerster. She began her legal career as a federal appellate law clerk to the Honorable Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. from the Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit.

Recent Posts by Robin Gelburd

The Need For A Comprehensive, Current, And Market-Representative Health Care Cost Benchmark

A recent post from Jonathan Skinner and colleagues on Health Affairs Blog posited an interesting solution to ever-increasing health care costs, suggesting that imposing price caps on all medical services, equal to 125 percent of the Medicare payment, would serve to eliminate wide variations in...

A Call For Clarity In Health Care: The FAIR Health NPIC Database

By all accounts, health care in America has been ailing for several decades. Americans have struggled with acquiring and maintaining adequate health insurance as costs have steadily increased. While the increased insurance coverage provided under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will help...