Beatrice M. Nokuri



Beatrice Nokuri has a general practice focusing on assisting health care clients in navigating all aspects of facility operations, including Medicare and Medicaid work; patient care and medical staff policies and procedures; drafting transaction documents; and a variety of federal and state regulatory issues.

Beatrice received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Berea College in Kentucky and, prior to becoming a licensed attorney, worked as a registered nurse for more than nine years. As a registered nurse, Beatrice worked in several health care settings, including acute care, home health care, long-term care and hospice.

Professional & Community Activities
  • President-Elect, John Mercer Langston Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association FY16 Diversity & Inclusion Council and Facilitator, Receptions/Events/Publishing
  • Member, Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Co-Chair, Women for Economic and Leadership Development (WELD) 2015 "Women You Should Know" Luncheon Committee
  • Former Vice President, Capital Law African American Law Alumni Association
  • Former Co-Chair, American Red Cross Clara Barton Women's Society
  • Former Member, American Red Cross Associate Board
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Lessons from The Front Lines: Hot Topics in Research Compliance," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, "What to Tell? State Reporting Obligations for Hospitals," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Co-presenter, "The Overall Regulatory Framework and Related Resources Related to the Affordable Care Act and the Federal Health Exchange," May 2013
  • Co-Author, "The Impact of Medicare's Two-Midnight Rule," The Advisory Board Company, General Counsel Agenda, December 13, 2013
  • Author, "AHLA Celebrates Diversity and Inclusiveness in Chicago," AHLA Connections, December 2013
  • Presenter, "The Two-Midnight Rule," Top Ten Hot Topics in Health Care Law, 2014
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association Health Care Law Committee
Awards & Recognition
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2017
  • Listed, Rising Law Stars, Columbus Business First, 2016
  • Columbus’ Finest, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Columbus Chapter, 2014
  • Capital University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
  • Berea College (B.S., Nursing)
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