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Amanda Abbott counsels health care providers on a wide variety of state and federal regulatory compliance issues, including: federal (HIPAA) and state health information privacy; hospital operations; EMTALA; Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement, enrollment and termination; health care professional scope of practice; end of life care decisions/health care decision making; adverse event reporting; pre-existing condition coverage exclusion; fraud and abuse; Stark and anti-kickback.  

Ms. Abbott has also handled managed care litigation for hospitals and medical group providers, administrative appeals on behalf of skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospices, and represented providers such as registered nurses, physical therapists, and pharmacists in State Board licensure disciplinary actions.  Additionally Ms. Abbott has worked as a patient advocate on managed health care claim denials and appeals. 


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 100%

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Law Office of Amanda S. Abbott, APC

P.O. Box 210847
Chula VIsta, CA, 91921-0847


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Witkin Award- Health LawUC Davis School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateHooper, Lundy & Bookman2005 - 2010
AssociateNeil Dymott2004 - 2005
Legal Nurse ConsultantDrinker Biddle & Reath LLP2003 - 2004
Summer AssociateDrinker Biddle & Reath LLP2002 - 2002
Summer AssociateDrinker Biddle & Reath LLP2001 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Association of Healthcare AttorneysN/A2005 - Present
Law & Medicine CommitteeMemberN/A
American Association of Nurse AttorneysMemberN/A
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMemberN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Health Law PerspectivesNew End of Life Care Requirements for Hospitals2009
Health Law PerspectivesSpecial Report: HR 1 - The American Recovery Reinvestment Act2009
ABA Health Care Fraud & Abuse Practical PerspectivesCh. 4 Pracical Considerations for Defending Health Care Fraud & Abuse Cases2007
Health Law PerspectivesEmploying or Contracting With an Excluded Individual Risky for Providers2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of PennsylvaniaN/AOther - Bachelors1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SDLSA MeetingHIPAA: New Compliance Requirements for Business Associates2010
San Diego County Bar AssociationHow the Federal Stimulus Package Affects the Healthcare Industry2009
Council for Long Term Care Nurses of California, Annual SeminarResident Abuse & Reporting2006