Jennifer M. Nelson Carney is a partner at Bricker & Eckler LLP. Her practice focuses on assisting health care clients in navigating all aspects of facility operations, including Medicare and Medicaid work (to include provider enrollment, COPs and RAC appeals); patient care and medical staff policies and procedures; ODH and accrediting body survey and certification issues; and EHR implementation, optimization, and Meaningful Use, as well as a variety of federal and state regulatory issues.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Leadership Columbus Class of 2014
  • Trustee, Clintonville Beechwold Community Resources Center Board
  • Member, Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association and Vice Chair, Medical Staff Credentialing Peer Review Practice Group
  • Member, The Ohio State University Mortar Board Alumni Council
  • Grant Reader, The Women's Fund of Central Ohio
  • Member, Marathoner-in-Training Program Alumni
  • Former Trustee, Campus Partners for Urban Redevelopment
  • Former Chair, “Beanie” Drake Student Leader Endowment Fund Board
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Medicare Administrative Appeals (PRRB, RACs, Claims and Surveys): Trends and Tips," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, "Privilege, Privilege - Which One's My Privilege? PSOs and Peer Review, a Primer," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 14, 2016
  • Speaker, "LMR Wars: Episode 2 - The EHR Strikes Back," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 14, 2016
  • Speaker, "Provider and Supplier Enrollment: Challenges and Solutions, Everyday Compliance, and Healthcare Transactions," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 13, 2016
  • Speaker, "The Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act vs. Ohio's Peer Review Privilege, 2015 SOHA/OSHRM Fall Conference/Annual Meeting, September 25, 2015; Ohio Hospital Association and Bricker & Eckler Webinar, August 27, 2015
  • Speaker, "Not Your Mother’s Medical Record…How EHRs are Redefining the LMR," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 9, 2015
  • Speaker, "A Kinder, Gentler RAC?" Bricker & Eckler Health Care Top Ten Issues, January 28, 2014
  • Speaker, "HIPAA Phase 2 Audits are Coming," Bricker & Eckler Health Care Top Ten Issues, January 28, 2014
  • Speaker, "Creating a Peer Review Process for the Employed Physician," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 11, 2013
  • Author, "The Physician Employee: Who Has Jurisdiction?" Synergy, March/April 2013
  • Author, "Contracting 101," Synergy, July/August 2012
  • Speaker, "Enrollment, Revalidation, and Medicare — Oh My!" Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 12, 2012
  • Speaker, "Advanced Issues in Health Information," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 12, 2012
  • Speaker, "Upfront Credentialing: Policies & Practices," Ohio Hospital Association's Medical Staff Leadership Series webinar, February 21, 2012
  • Author, "Thank You for Sharing...Or Not," Synergy, January/February 2012
  • Speaker, "Patient Rights: CMS, TJC, HIPAA and Beyond," Ohio Hospital Association, October 2011
  • Speaker, "PSO? PSES? PSWP? LOL! Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Patient Safety Organizations," Columbus Bar Association, April 2011

  • Speaker, "Physician Recruitment - Legal Updates You Should Know," Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters, March 2011
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association Health Care Law Committee; Bar Admissions Committee
  • Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation, 2009
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law), 2018
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Health Care with an Up and Coming ranking, 2016–2017
  • Named, Forty Under 40, Columbus Business First, 2014
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2009–2013
  • The Ohio State University (J.D., 2004); Business Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal; Dean’s Merit Award for Excellence; Academic Promise Award; Arthur and Cora Evans Award
  • The Ohio State University (B.A. and B.S. with distinction, 1998); The Ohio State University Outstanding Senior Award; Undergraduate Student Government Lifetime Achievement Award
Insights & Resources
In The Headlines

Beyond Bricker
The heart of the matter
The heart of the matter

Jenny’s favorite activity is spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Keep running
Keep running

Jenny enjoys distance running and has participated in 15+ half and full marathons.

Be the change
Be the change

Jenny has been on the Board of Directors of the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center for five years and loves working with the staff and clients of this wonderful community asset.