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Kara Gainer, JD

Kara Gainer was director of regulatory affairs at APTA from 2017-2021.

She has extensive knowledge and experience working on policies related to Medicare, Medicaid, health care reform, and provider billing and reimbursement. Before joining the association in 2017, she was a health care consultant with Drinker Biddle & Reath, where she developed and executed public policy strategies for her clients that integrated legislative, regulatory, and communications efforts. She also was an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, and she clerked with the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms.