Nora T. Ciancio


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Nora Ciancio’s practice focuses on defending licensed healthcare practitioners including physicians, NPs, PAs, RNs, dentists and veterinarians in investigations, negotiations, and hearings before their respective licensing Boards in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She also handles credentialing matters, Medicaid (CMS and DMAS) and Medicare provider appeals and audits, HHS OCR investigations and complaints, third party payor audits, NPDB statements and disputes, HIPAA-related issues, and risk analysis for start-up practices and hospital systems.

Nora joined the firm in 2017 as part of the State Board Licensing and Credentialing team in the firm’s Richmond office. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond, and her J.D. from Penn State Law.

Professional Affiliations, Awards and Service

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • American Health Law Association

Practice Areas

  • Operations and Policy Review
  • Regulatory Compliance,  Licensure, and Certification
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Reimbursement Audits &  Appeals


  • Penn State Law,
    The Pennsylvania State University,
    University Park, PA
    J.D., May 2015
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
    B.A. Political Science and Economics
    magna cum laude, May 2012

Admitted to Practice

  • Commonwealth of Virginia

Publications and Presentations

  • The Implications of Recent ICSID Arbitrator Disqualifications for Latin America, 6 Y.B. on Arb & Med. 440
  • Understanding Disability Assistance Frequently Asked Questions, COMMUNITY, Spring 2016
  • Dispelling the Myths: Work and Social Security Disability, COMMUNITY, Summer 2016