CHARLES J. HILTON, ESQUIRE
Founding Partner & Attorney at Law
Attorney Charles J. Hilton, J.D., MBA is the founding partner and principal member of Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C. Attorney Hilton has over 25 years of experience practicing law within healthcare reimbursement, representing hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers on a wide variety of accounts receivable issues. He has an additional concentration in workers’ compensation, ERISA law, Act 6 Auto, Insurance Underpayment Appeals, Managed Care grievances and appeals, VA claims and appeals, and prompt pay laws affecting medical providers. Attorney Hilton has litigated cases for healthcare providers against various insurers in both state and federal courts.
Attorney Hilton received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Engineering, his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School Of Business, and his Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law. Mr. Hilton is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
STEPHANIE K. KAPLAN, ESQUIRE
Attorney at Law
Stephanie K. Kaplan, J.D. has practiced law for over 24 years as a trial attorney within the Baltimore/Washington, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh areas. Attorney Kaplan joined Charles J. Hilton & Associates in 2004. Her efforts are concentrated in assisting healthcare providers with claims litigation resolving denied, pended or underpaid claims. Prior to joining Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C., she served as in-house counsel for State Farm Insurance Company as well as Traveler’s Insurance Company where she assisted with claims, criminal defense and personal injury litigation. As an attorney, she has taken over 300 cases directly to either Judge or Jury Verdicts.
Attorney Kaplan received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Attorney Kaplan is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Texas, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
BETH ANN CLARK HILTON, ESQUIRE
Attorney at Law
Beth Ann Clark Hilton, J.D. joined Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C. in 2005. Attorney Hilton focuses her efforts in healthcare reimbursement law representing health-care providers in various PPO underpay appeals cases, as well as ERISA, auto and workers’ compensation claims. She has practiced law for over 11 years. For over 5 years Attorney Hilton has been focused her efforts within healthcare reimbursement law representing health-care providers in various PPO underpay appeals cases, as well as ERISA, auto and workers’ compensation claims.
Attorney Hilton received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Tampa and her Juris Doctorate from the George Mason School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.
TONI L. DIGIACOBBE, ESQUIRE
Attorney at Law
Toni DiGiacobbe, J.D. joined Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C. in 2012. Attorney DiGiacobbe works within the firm’s healthcare reimbursement practice assisting with the preparation of pleadings and research of key legal issues surrounding healthcare law and compliance. She has over 27 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
Attorney DiGiacobbe began practicing law in 1989 at Buchanan Ingersoll within the firm’s real estate practice. Upon leaving, she joined Tucker Arensberg, P.C. as an associate attorney within the litigation practice. In 1995, she established a sole practice where she served as corporate counsel to several companies including MDX Corporation, Extremity Imaging Partners, and Trench Shoring Services before joining Charles J. Hilton & Associates, P.C. in 2012.
Ms. DiGiacobbe graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. She received her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 1989. Attorney DiGiacobbe is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia; and is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the West Virginia Bar Association.
TERRI HUMES, ESQUIRE
Attorney at Law
Terri Humes, J.D. joined Charles J. Hilton and Associates, P.C. in 2009. She assists the firm with the resolution of wrongful denials, underpayments and delays by healthcare auto and workers’ compensation insurers. Attorney Humes has an extensive track record of recovering lost reimbursement for healthcare providers in need of assistance with insurance accounts receivable collections. She has additionally worked within family law.
Ms. Humes holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from State University of New York at Geneseo. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University. She is admitted to practice law within Pennsylvania.