Dinetia Newman is counsel in the firm’s Jackson office and a member of the Healthcare Practice Group. A past president of the American Health Law Association (AHLA), she has spent her career representing hospitals and health systems, physicians, and ancillary service providers on regulatory, operational, and transactional matters, including Medicare and Medicaid payments, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, EMTALA, HIPAA privacy and security compliance, state law licensure, and Certificate of Need issues.

Dinetia is a past president of the Health Law Section of the Mississippi Bar, past president of the Mississippi Chapter of HFMA, and past chair and co-chair of AHLA’s Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group. She is a frequent speaker and author both nationally and locally and has taught as an adjunct professor in health law at the University of Mississippi School of Law.