Rachel Ludwig focuses her practice on helping a wide range of clients in the health care industry in connection with transactional and regulatory matters. Her experience includes guiding health care clients through strategic transactions, including hospital and multispecialty physician group mergers and acquisitions; counseling clients on health care fraud and abuse issues, including compliance with the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Civil Monetary Penalties Law; advising providers on managed care and commercial payor contract negotiations; and addressing diverse health care regulatory, compliance, and governance issues.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Rachel practiced health care law in the Charleston, West Virginia office of a regional law firm, where she co-led a team that served as a legal independent review organization for a corporate integrity agreement and represented clients in certificate of need and numerous other health care-related administrative matters.
Rachel is a member of the American Health Law Association (AHLA) and previously served as the Young Professionals Council delegate to the AHLA Board of Directors. She also is a member of the D.C. Bar, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the West Virginia State Bar.
- The Ohio State University (J.D. 2012; ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law; CALI Awards for Excellence in FDA Seminar, Health Law, and Legal Research); University of Maryland (B.A. in Government and Politics 2007, with a minor in English; Scholars Citation in International Studies)
- District of Columbia, Ohio, West Virginia, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia