Ciara F. Koba is a Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Medicare Compliance Group.
Ms. Koba is an attorney and registered nurse with significant general and surgical nursing experience and she brings a unique understanding of the healthcare industry to the resolution of Medicare issues.
She focuses her practice on Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance issues that arise in the resolution of workers’ compensation, longshore, Jones Act, Federal Employers Liability Act and general liability claims and she has been instrumental in settling tens of thousands of cases nationwide involving Medicare issues.
Her work includes MMSEA Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting, Medicare Compliance Audits, Medicare Conditional Payment resolution, and the preparation of Medicare Set-Aside Allocations.
Ms. Koba is a recognized national presenter on Medicare Secondary Payer compliance topics and frequently lectures to insurance carriers, self-insured businesses, third-party administrators, law firms and professional industry organizations.
Ms. Koba graduated from Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude, in 2011. While there, she founded the university’s first Health Law Society and served as its president.
Ms. Koba received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University in 2006.
Allegheny County Bar Association
National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP)
Member, Board of Directors, Jan. 2015-present
Board Liaison, Legislative Committee, 2014-present
Board Liaison, Data Development Committee, Feb. 2015-present