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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. She is also experienced in negotiation and preparation of 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, American Health Lawyers Association; Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys; Healthcare Financial Management Association

Presentations & Published Works

  • "Inpatient or Observation? Practical Advice for Hospitals on Compliance with CMS’ “Two Midnight” Benchmark," AHLA Annual Meeting, June 30, 2014
  • "Medicare Inpatient Admission Standards: Two Midnight and Physician Certification Rules," HFMA Southwest Chapter, May 15, 2014
  • "The Obligation to Report and Refund Overpayments," OHA Annual Meeting, June 11, 2013

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyer, Ohio Super Lawyers 2004-2015; Recognized in 2010, 2013 and 2014 as one of Top 25 Columbus Women Lawyers
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (health care law) 2003-2015; Columbus Health Care Lawyer of the Year 2013
  • Recognized by ChambersUSA in Health Care Law with a Band 3 ranking, 2013-2014


  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1981); Member, Order of the Coif; Member, editorial staff, Ohio State Law Journal
  • Franklin University (B.S., 1978)

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The Two-Midnight Rule and More

The Two-Midnight Rule and More
Diane Signoracci of Bricker & Eckler provides concrete plans for how to admit patients and document records properly to receive payment from CMS under the two-midnight rule at Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.