Annie advises hospitals and its medical staffs, health systems, medical groups, and health plans with an emphasis on quality and regulatory matters. Annie is an experienced health care litigator and advisor. She regularly represents hospitals, medical staffs, health systems, medical groups, and health plans in matters relating to peer review from start to finish - from the initial recommended action, to the peer review hearing, to the appeal to the governing body, and to the Writ of Mandate in court. Annie regularly counsels clients on NPDB and Business and Professions Code 805 Reports, physician credentialing, peer review hearing procedures, state licensing, Medicare certification, Joint Commission accreditation, and EMTALA (the federal law prohibiting "patient-dumping"). Annie also drafts and revises medical staff bylaws, rules & regulations, and provider services agreements. Annie helps clients respond to Medical Board subpoenas in relation to 805 Reports – she has responded to over fifty Medical Board subpoenas (and counting).