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Amanda M. Wilwert

Amanda M. Wilwert

Associate

Kansas City

32 Corporate Woods
9225 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 600
Overland Park, KS 66210-2000

T: 913.253.2181
F: 866.347.5134

awilwert@foulston.com

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Amanda Wilwert is a member of Foulston Siefkin’s health care practice group. Based in the firm’s Kansas City office, Amanda works with all types of healthcare clients, including acute and post-acute institutional providers, pharmacies, independent physicians groups, and hospice programs. Her major practice areas include healthcare regulatory matters, HIPAA, HITECH, EMTALA, compliance, conditions of participation, conditions for coverage, state licensure, patient care issues, consent issues, risk management, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. She frequently represents clients in matters before the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts and other state licensing boards. She also practices in litigation in the areas of hospital and physician regulation, reimbursement, and professional malpractice.

Education

  • Washburn University (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
    Articles Editor (Vol. 50) and Technical Editor and Writer (Vol. 49) - Washburn Law Journal
    National Order of Scribes, Inductee for excellence in legal writing, 2011
  • Drake University (BA in Political Science, 2008)
    Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
    Drake Mock Trial

Admissions

  • Kansas (2011)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (2011)
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims (2014)
  • District of Columbia (2015)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2017)
  • Missouri (2018)
Community Involvement
  • Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys, Board Member
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Lawrence Alumni Association, Member
  • Advisor to Omega Chapter (University of Kansas) of Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • P.E.O. Sisterhood, Member
  • River City Sharks Lawrence Masters Swim Club, Member
  • U.S. Masters Swimming, Member
  • U.S. Golf Association, Member
Relevant Experience

Prior Legal Experience

  • Associate Attorney, Koprince Law LLC, August 2014 – April 2015
  • Research Attorney, The Honorable Marla J. Luckert, Justice, Kansas Supreme Court, March 2012 – July 2014
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys 
  • Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys 
Presentations

2019

  • Do Not Block: The New Information Blocking Rule (Foulston Health Law Institute)
  • The Top 10 Healthcare Issues to Watch in the Coming Year (Foulston Health Law Institute)
  • Compliance Conundrums (Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys September luncheon)
  • Risk Management, EMTALA, and Damage Caps (Great Plains Health Alliance, Inc. Risk Management Roundtable)
  • Compliance 101: Creating a Culture of Compliance (Missouri Rural Health Conference)
  • Practical Approaches to Behavioral Healthcare in Emergency Departments (Missouri Rural Health Conference)
  • Hungry, Hungry HIPAA (Kansas Women Attorneys Association Lindsborg Conference)
  • "Is This Thing On?" Lawyers Who Talk Too Much and Other Ethical Mishaps (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Corporate Counsel Series: Ethics 2019)
  • Storms They Are Abrewing: CMS’ Final Rule on Emergency Preparedness Requirements & Managements Plans (2019 South Central Kansas Health & Medical Symposium) 
  • Keep It Secret; Keep It Safe: HIPAA Privacy and Security Update (Greater Kansas City Society of Health Attorneys)

2018

  • Keep It Secret; Keep It Safe: HIPAA Privacy and Security Update (Foulston Siefkin LLP Health Law Institute) 
  • HIPAA vs. C.F.R. Part 2: Practical Guidance for Disclosing Behavioral Health Information (Foulston Siefkin LLP Health Law Institute) 
  • Health Care in the USA (Kansas Women Attorneys Association 29th Annual Conference)
  • Who Wants to Be an Ethical Lawyer? (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Ethics Seminar for Corporate Counsel)

2017

  • Storms They Are Abrewing: CMS’ Final Rule on Emergency Preparedness Requirements and Management Plans (Foulston Siefkin, 2017 Health Law Institute)
  • Co-presenter, No Such Thing as a Routine Chart Audit Request from a Medicare or Medicaid Contractor (Foulston Siefkin, 2017 Health Law Institute)
  • Co-presenter, HIPAA Update: Enforcement, Security, Audits, & More (KBA Health Law CLE)
  • Compliance Programs 101 (Foulston Siefkin, 2017 Health Law Compliance Forum)
  • Co-presenter, Creating a Culture of Compliance (Foulston Siefkin, 2017 Health Law Compliance Forum)
  • Co-presenter, Compliance Questions You Always Wanted to Ask, But Were Afraid To (Foulston Siefkin, 2017 Health Law Compliance Forum)

2016

  • Co-presenter, HIPAA Privacy Pitfalls: Patient Access, Copy Charges, and Subpoenas (Foulston Siefkin, 2016 Health Law Institute)
  • Co-presenter, Risk Management Overview (Foulston Siefkin, 2016 Health Law Institute)

2015

  • Kansas Law Changes to Medical Records, County Hospital Clinics & More (Foulston Siefkin, 2015 Health Law Institute)
Publications

2019

2018

  • Health Law Chapter
    -Kansas Bar Association's 2018 Annual Survey of Laws

2017

  • Health Law Chapter
    -Kansas Bar Association's 2017 Annual Survey of Laws

2016

  • Health Law Chapter
    -Kansas Bar Association's 2016 Annual Survey