Diane M. Signoracci



Diane Signoracci is a partner with Bricker & Eckler and a member of the Health Care group. She practices in the areas of health care compliance, billing investigations and audits, provider reimbursement, health care regulation with emphasis on Medicare reimbursement of hospital providers, physician recruitment issues and litigation involving health care fraud, Qui Tam defense, and contracting issues.

Diane is also experienced in negotiating and preparing numerous types of managed care and technology contracts. She is a frequent speaker on health related topics, including current Office of the Inspector General investigations of health care providers, hospital charges and discounts, employee education under the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, hospital acquisition of physician practices, Qui Tam litigation and organizational compliance programs, and Medicare and Medicaid managed care contracting.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Member, Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Inpatient or Observation? Practical Advice for Hospitals on Compliance with CMS’ 'Two Midnight' Benchmark," AHLA Annual Meeting, June 30, 2014
  • Speaker, "Medicare Inpatient Admission Standards: Two Midnight and Physician Certification Rules," HFMA Southwest Chapter, May 15, 2014
  • Speaker, "The Obligation to Report and Refund Over Payments," OHA Annual Meeting, June 11, 2013
  • Speaker, "Medicare Opens The 3-Day Window," OHA Webinar, September 25, 2012
  • Speaker, "CMS Rules on Physician Signatures, Authentication of Verbal Orders and Standing Orders," OHA Annual Meeting, June 11, 2012
  • Speaker, "One Day Stays: Self Audit and RAC Denial Issues," Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council, February 2, 2012
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law) 1999-2016
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law) 2013
  • Recognized, Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2004-2015; Top 25 Columbus Women Lawyers, 2010, 2013 and 2014
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Health Care Law with a Band 3 ranking, 2013-2015
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 1981); Member, Order of the Coif; Member, editorial staff, The Ohio State Law Journal
  • Franklin University (B.S., 1978)
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