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Abby Pendleton Esq.

Abby Pendleton Esq.

The Health Law Partners, P.C.
  • Health Care Law
  • Michigan, New York
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Abby consistently provides exemplary legal services to anyone who has the pleasure to work with her. She is knowledgeable and resourceful and can always be trusted to provide the best results possible for her clients. Her colleagues and past clients know she is someone who can be counted on for high quality legal services and counsel.
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Abby Pendleton is a founding partner of The Health Law Partners, P.C. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University Law School in 1996 and is a member of the Order of the Coif. Ms. Pendleton was a member of the Wayne State Law Review and served on its editorial board as a Senior Articles Editor. While at Wayne State, she was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Contracts and Criminal Law as well as the Deloitte and Touche LLP Award for her achievement in tax law.

Ms. Pendleton has been practicing healthcare law since 1996. She regularly provides counsel to healthcare providers and organizations in a number of areas, including but not limited to: compliance, Recovery Audit Contractors ("RACs"), Medicare and other payor audits, fraud and abuse, reimbursement matters, and HIPAA Privacy and Security, and physician staff privilege and licensure matters. Ms. Pendleton also specializes in legal issues impacting billing and management companies, anesthesia and pain management providers, hospice providers and mental health agencies.

Ms. Pendleton is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Member, Health Care Law Section); the American Health Lawyer's Association; the Health Care Compliance Association; the Medical Group Management Association and the Michigan Medical Group Management Association.

Practice Area
  • Health Care Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Billing and Reimbursement
  • Compliance and HIPAA
  • Compliance investigations
  • Contracting
  • Licensure matters
  • Medicare, Medicaid and other payor appeals
  • RAC audits and appeals
  • Self-Disclosures
  • Staff Privilege matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Current
Partner, Associate, Law Clerk
Wachler & Associates, P.C.
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Education
Wayne State University Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif , Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Contracts and Criminal Law , Recipient of the Deloitte and Touche LLP Award for Tax Law
Activities: Law Review: Wayne Law Review Senior Articles Editor Honors
Central Michigan University
B.S.B.A. | Finance
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Women in the Law
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Top Lawyer in Healthcare Law
d'business magazine
Award for Tax Law
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar # 55736
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Health Law Section
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section
Member
Current
American Health Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Health Care Compliance Association
Member
Current
Medical Group Management Association
Member
Current
Michigan Medical Group Management Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
CMS Removes Total Knee Arthroplasty from the Inpatient-Only List
BC Advantage
HHS Seeks to Improved Medicare Appeals Process
ABA The Health Lawyer, Vol 29, No 5
Medicare Appeals Adjudication Delay Update: Lawsuit Decided in Favor of Appellants (For Now)
ABA's The Health Lawyer, Vol 29, No 3
Be on NOTICE: CMS’s Proposed Rule on the NOTICE Act Has Been Published
ABA's The Health Lawyer, Vol 12, No 10
Implications of the 2016 OPPS Final Rule: CMS Finalizes Revisions to its 2-Midnight Rule for Inpatient Hospital Admissions
ABA's Health eSource, Vol 12, No 4
Speaking Engagements
Courts Recognize Irreparable Harm to Providers Caused by Medicare Appeals Backlog, Special Edition Finally Friday
Presented with Jessica Gustafson, Esq.
Regulatory Update – 60 Day Recoupment, CMS/OMHA Appeal-Reduction, Front-End Compliance and Appeals, The 6th National Physician Advisor and Utilization Review Team Boot Camp, Los Angeles, CA
Presented with Jessica Gustafson, Esq.
Mission Creep: The Physician Advisor and Payer Contracts, The 2018 National Physician Advisor Conference/SEPAS 2018, Greenville, SC
Presented with Elizabeth Lamkin from MHA
Denials Scene, The 2018 National Physician Advisor Conference/SEPAS 2018, Greenville, SC
Presented with Jessica Gustafson, Esq.
Cost Breakdown of Denials Management, The 15th Annual Physician Advisor and Medical Director Summit, Orlando, FL
World Congress
Presented with Jessica Gustafson, Esq.
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Contact & Map
The Health Law Partners, P.C.
The Greenberg, Dresevic, Iwrey, Kalmowitz & Pendleton Law Group A Division of the Health Law Partners, P.C.
100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#102
Garden City, NY 11530
USA
Telephone: (516) 492-3390
Fax: (516) 492-3389
The Health Law Partners, P.C.
The Greenberg, Dresevic, Iwrey, Kalmowitz & Pendleton Law Group A Division of the Health Law Partners, P.C.
1370 Broadway
#558
New York, NY 10018
USA
Telephone: (212) 734-0128
Fax: (917) 210-2952
The Health Law Partners, P.C.
32000 Northwestern Hwy
#240
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
USA
Telephone: (248) 996-8510
Fax: (248) 996-8525