Elizabeth A. Kastner

Beth Kastner is a health care law attorney who devotes her practice to regulatory, operational and compliance matters for hospitals, hospices, occupational medicine and other health care clients. She regularly advises clients on vendor/supply chain relationships; software licensing; clinical research; clinically integrated networks; narrow networks, shared saving and bundled payment models. Beth also routinely advises clients on workplace wellness; Medicare/Medicaid participation and reimbursement; licensure and accreditation; health information privacy; and health care fraud and abuse law compliance.

"'I often reach out to [Beth] with highly technical questions that need immediate response and she always delivers.'"

Bricker client as quoted in Chambers, 2021

"Elizabeth Kastner is ‘amazing in the hospital work space.’"

Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2020

"Elizabeth Kastner acts for a wide range of healthcare sector clients and is especially knowledgeable handling regulatory compliance and governance matters."

As quoted in Chambers USA, 2018


  • Health system OCR investigation

    Assisted health system to respond to OCR investigation, which investigation followed a breach of unsecured patient information. Investigation concluded without ORC finding any violations of the HIPAA rules.

  • Clinical research informed consent

    Advise a health system-affiliated IRB on requirements for obtaining informed consent from research subjects.

  • Clinical trial compensation arrangements

    Advise health care system affiliated IRB on fraud and abuse considerations when structuring compensation arrangements with principal investigators.

  • College/health system collaboration

    Structured an arrangement between a large health system and a university for the health system to provide various health care and ancillary services to the college’s student and employee populations. Advised on real estate, corporate, health care and education law issues.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, American Health Law Association
  • Member, Health Care Compliance Association
  • Board Chair, St. Vincent Family Center (Executive Committee; Compliance Committee)

Presentations & Published Works

  • Speaker, "The Stark Law: Latest and Greatest," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2021
  • Speaker, "New Stark and Anti-Kickback Rules – Exploring the Major Changes," OSHRM/SOHA Spring Conference, March 2021
  • Speaker, "How the Menorah Park Decision Changes How Hospitals Disclose Patient Information," OSHRM/SOHA Spring Conference, March 2021
  • Speaker, "Post-Pandemic Legal Issues for Hospitals," Ohio Hospital Association Webinar, October 2020
  • Speaker, "Stark Blanket Waivers and Anti-Kickback Compliance in a COVID-19 World," Ohio Hospital Association Webinar, October 2020
  • Speaker, " Balancing Opportunity, Innovation, and Risk: Changes on the Horizon for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2020," AHLA Health Plan Law and Compliance Institute, November 2019
  • Speaker, "Patient Privacy and Security in the Hospitals – Compliance Hot Topics," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2019
  • Speaker, "Relationships with Hospitals: Compliance Pitfalls and Opportunities for Collaboration," Ohio Council for Homecare and Hospice, October 16, 2018
  • Speaker, “Relationships with Post-Acute Care Providers – Compliance Pitfalls and Opportunities for Collaboration,” Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2018
  • Speaker, “Law Enforcement at the Hospital: Managing Body Cameras and Other Privacy Issues,” Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2018
  • Speaker, "Healthcare Legal Hot Topics," OSHRM/SOHA Spring Conference, September 2018
  • Speaker, "Overlooked HIPAA Risk Areas and Trends in Enforcement Actions," OSHRM/SOHA Fall Conference, September 2017
  • Author, "Hidden HIPAA - Easy to Overlook Risk Areas," American Health Lawyers Association, June 2017
  • Author, "Medical Records Access: Are you following the rules?," Compliance Today, Health Care Compliance Association, October 2016

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2001

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Health Care with a Band 3 ranking, 2015–2021
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law; Health Care Law), 2017–2021
  • Ohio Most Powerful and Influential Women Award, Ohio Diversity Council, 2015
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2012–2013
  • Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer, Nightingale's Healthcare News, 2009


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D.), 2001; Managing Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal
  • Indiana University Bloomington (B.A. in Criminal Justice and Political Science), 1998; Phi Beta Kappa