Cynthia Anne Mikos


  • Florida and federal health care regulatory compliance in areas of payment requirements, self-referral, anti-kickback, false claims, HIPAA, medical records, and other risk management issues
  • Florida administrative law, including facility and individual health care licensure and certification, disciplinary actions, survey compliance, scope of practice questions, and petitions for declaratory statements
  • Medicare, Medicaid and other payer audits, overpayment demands, and disputes
  • Business transactions for health care clients, such as entity formation, employment/ownership arrangements, acquisitions and sales
  • Clients include health care facilities and practitioners, including physician group practices, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and therapists, mental health providers, hospitals, home health agencies, pharmacies, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, laboratories, DME providers, imaging centers and group homes


Ms. Mikos is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, and has represented licensed health care professionals and facilities throughout Florida for over twenty years.


A former nurse and executive of a Fortune 100 home health care company, Ms. Mikos values her prior operations experience as an asset to her legal advocacy.


  • The Florida Bar, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar, Health Law Section
    • Member of executive committee 2003 – 2013, chair of section 2011-2012
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
  • The Pearl Society
  • University of Tampa School of Nursing Community Advisory Board
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, since 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2006-present
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Named as “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Tampa, 2010 & 2016
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, health care law, 2011-present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, health care law, 2007-present
  • Florida Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2011-2012
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers as a Leader in the Law, 2010


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1993, Honors: Cum Laude
  • University of Baltimore, M.B.A., 1983, Honors: Cum Laude
  • West Virginia University, B.S.N., 1977, Honors: Cum Laude

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