Diana L. Gustin
Ph: (865) 637-0203 (ext. 245)
Fx: (865) 637-4850
Areas of Practice:
- Government and Private Payor Reimbursement Claims Defense
- Healthcare Board Investigations
- Healthcare Compliance, Regulatory Matters, HIPAA, Peer Review, and Managed Care
- Health Law
Virginia Intermont College,
University of Tennessee, J.D. 1982
Ms. Gustin was born in Charleston, West Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia Intermont College and received her law degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Law in 1982. She was admitted to the bar in 1983 and developed a successful solo practice with emphasis on healthcare reimbursement and compliance matters.
She has experience with Medicare cost report appeals at the Provider Reimbursement Review Board; Medicare claims disputes and the administrative appeal process including Hearings before numerous Administrative Law Judges from the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals; private payor reimbursement disputes involving Arbitration; as well as consultation with health care clients concerning HIPAA, Stark, False Claim Act, and Credentialing issues. Ms. Gustin has also represented clients in a number of cases at the U.S. District Court level on a variety of Medicare reimbursement matters. In 1998, she argued a case at the United States Supreme Court.
During her years of solo practice, she was also ‘of counsel’ with the firm and is now a shareholder. She chairs the firm’s Government Private Payor Reimbursement Claims Defense practice group and co-chairs the Healthcare Compliance, Regulatory Matters, HIPAA, Peer Review, and Managed Care practice group. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Knoxville Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice in Tennessee and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee (1983); U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee (1988); U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (1991); and the U.S. Supreme Court (1998).
She enjoys attending the local artistic performances, swimming and spending time with her family.