Athene Law, LLP attorneys are not only health care attorneys, we are proven advocates for health care providers on important matters of public policy. While we are not registered lobbyists, our attorneys have worked on hundreds of state and federal bills, providing legal counsel and drafting statutory language and amendments. We provide analysis, advice, and written comments on hundreds of regulatory matters as well. Representing the interests of providers and their patients as amicus curiae, Athene Law attorneys have authored legal briefs and argued in dozens of appellate matters. Recent topics of advocacy include behavioral and mental health, Medicaid (federal) and Medi-Cal (state) payment reform, managed care, vaccinations, reproductive health, anti-tobacco legislation and initiatives, rural health care facilities, corporate practice of medicine doctrine, and physician scope of practice.