Kristin Oto Jenkins


Kristin Oto Jenkins


Kristin Oto Jenkins is a health care business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice. Kristin counsels hospitals, health systems, physician groups, and other health care businesses and providers on state licensing and scope of practice, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and participation, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and health privacy laws.

Prior to joining Foley, Kristin served as a judicial extern to The Honorable Nathanael Cousins of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and worked at a nationally ranked pediatric academic medical center in Los Angeles, California, as a quality coordinator in the Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Department.


  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles (APABA)
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
27 December 2019 Blogs

Price Transparency: Federal Government Issues Final Rule for Hospitals and Proposed Rule for Group Health Plans and Health Insurers

On November 15, 2019, the Federal Government issued two rules: one in final form and one in proposed form, both designed to increase price transparency in health care.
07 November 2019 Blogs

Five Tips for Contracting with Federally Qualified Health Centers

Partnerships with federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) are essential to serve patients in high-need areas and strengthen the social safety net.
09 August 2019 Article

New Study Concludes Limits on Resident Work Hours Had No Negative Impact on Quality Metrics for Internal Medicine

While the clinical education and hands-on training of medical residencies is vital to preparing physicians for independent practice, research has documented the inextricable connection between fatigue and clinical performance.
07 February 2019 Article

CMS Price Transparency Push Trails State Initiatives

As we charge into 2019, price transparency continues to be a cornerstone of federal health care policy geared toward lowering the price of health care — but more data does not necessarily lead to more information.
12 October 2018

Looking Past The Issue Of Price Transparency In Health Care

Barely a day goes by without a report about a new initiative, analysis, concern or legislative enactment seeking to address “price transparency” in the delivery of health care services.
02 August 2018 Blogs

CMS Proposes to Ever-So-Slightly Expand Stark Law Exceptions for Compensation Arrangements

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) proposes to revise regulations issued pursuant to the Federal physician self-referrals Statute (Stark Law) to harmonize the regulations with the newly enacted Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-123, enacted on February 9, 2018).