Cynthia A. Mikos

Cynthia A. Mikos

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Tampa, FL

Allen Dell, P.A.
 | 202 South Rome Avenue, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-223-5351
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care (80%),
  • Administrative Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Mikos is a shareholder with Allen Dell, P.A. representing licensed health care professionals, facilities and businesses throughout Florida in their relationships with federal and state agencies, third party payers and each other. Her practice emphasizes fraud and abuse compliance, licensure, Medicare, Medicaid and other payer disputes; and business transactions for health care clients.  Ms. Mikos is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar.  Ms. Mikos graduated from West Virginia University (B.S.N., 1977),University of Baltimore (M.B.A., 1983) and Stetson College of Law (J.D., 1993). 

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

About Cynthia Mikos

Admitted 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.allendell.com/our-attorneys/cynthia-a-mikos/

Honors and Awards:

  • Repeatedly identified as one of the Best Lawyers in America by Naifeh and Smith in the area of health law, one of Florida’s Super Lawyers and Florida's Legal Elite, Ms. Mikos was named as Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year 2010 and 2015 in Health Care Law in Tampa. Ms. Mikos has received the Community Service Award from the University of Tampa School of Nursing, the Distinguished Services Award from The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the State Award for Excellence Nurse Practitioner Advocate, from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Special Recognition Award from the Florida Nurses Association, and is recognized as one of Florida’s Leaders in Law by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Ms. Mikos holds an inactive Florida license as a registered nurse.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ms. Mikos was a member of The Florida Bar Health Law Executive Council from 2003 until 2013, serving as Secretary and Treasurer, Chair-Elect and Chair, and as a member on the Committees for Health Law Certification, Examination Review Panel and Nominating Committee. She previously served as Director of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys ("TAANA") on the national level and as president of TAANA during 2006.  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Mikos represented multiple advocacy groups for the developmentally disabled as its amicus curiǽ  in Moreland vs. APD, challenging its tier system implementation; and in G.B., Z.L.,Through his Guardian K.L., J.H. and M.R. vs. Agency for Persons With Disabilities.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter at The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Health Law Section program: 7th Annual Fundamentals: Lawyers at the Bedside: The Intersection of Legal and Medical Ethics, Co-presenter, Legal and Medical Issues Involving Nurses and Healthcare Extenders, 2015
  • Presenter at The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Health Law Section program: 7th Annual FUNdamentals: Lawyers at the Bedside: The Intersection of Legal and Medical Ethics, Speaker, Legal and Medical Ethics - The Year in Review, 2015
  • Presenter at The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, Health Law Section, and Tax Section program: Representing the Physician 2015: Protecting Physicians and Medical Practices from Liability and Other Diseases., Speaker, Deficits and Other Downsides for Risk-Contracting Physicians, 2015
  • Presenter at The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, the Health Law Section and the Tax Section: Representing the Physician 2014: Hot Topics, Speaker, Midlevels, Extenders or Non-Physician Providers: Manage the Relationship Properly Whatever You Call Them, 2014
  • Presenter at The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and The Health Law Section's Advanced Health Law Topics and Certification Review 2012., Speaker, Legal Ethics for the Health Lawyer, 2012
  • Co-author, Evolving Taxonomy of Nurse Practice Act Violators, Journal of Nursing Law, The American Association Of Nurse Attorneys, 2008
  • Contributing Author, Business and Legal Guidebook for Nurse Practitioners, The American Association Of Nurse Attorneys, 2005
  • Co-Speaker, What's Happening to Health Care Providers Now Under Health Care Reform, The Florida Bar, Health Law and Elder Law Sections, 2011
  • Speaker, Emerging Issues in Health Law for Doctors and Lawyers - Administrative Hearings, Stetson College of Law, March 2012
  • Contributing Author, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Florida Practitioner Health Law Handbook 2007 and 2009, exploring topics of billing and reimbursement, The Florida Bar Health Law Section
  • Speaker, Legal Ethics for the Health Lawyer, Advanced Health Law Topics And Certification Review, The Florida Bar Health Law Section 2009-11

Educational Background:

  • University of Baltimore, M.B.A., 1983
  • West Virginia University, B.S.N., 1977

Industry Groups

  • Assisted Living Facilities And Other Licensed Entities.
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Licensed Health Care Providers
  • Medical Practices
  • Pharmacies
  • Office Location for Cynthia A. Mikos

    202 South Rome Avenue
    Suite 100
    Tampa, FL 33606

     

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    Last Updated: 3/24/2016

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