James A. Dietz represents non-profit and county hospitals and healthcare systems, physicians and physician groups, nursing facilities, and other medical providers regarding a variety of healthcare-related issues.
Jim advises healthcare clients across the Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati, Ohio regions on a variety of contractual, regulatory, and general corporate matters. Such matters include managed care, employment, and vendor contracts; joint ventures; physician recruitment; anti-kickback, Stark, and regulatory compliance; Medicare and Medicaid issues; governance structures; and other various healthcare-related issues. He is a frequent speaker and writer on managed care, Stark law, and other healthcare topics.
Jim is an Army veteran and has served as the President of the Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the Diocesan Catholic Children's Home in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. He is active with his church, St. Pius X in Edgewood, having served on its annual festival committee and in other capacities. Jim has also coached or assisted coaching numerous youth sports teams.Jim resides in Edgewood, Kentucky, with his wife Stephanie, who is also a practicing attorney, and two boys.
Kentucky Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys (Past President, 2005)Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law (magna cum laude, 1995)B.A., Northern Kentucky University (1992)
"Reporting and Returning Overpayments: Complications, Risks, and Headaches under PPACA," Hospitals & Health Systems RX, Volume 14, Issue 1, May 2012
“Medicare Part D, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know,” Cincinnati Bar Association Report, August 2006Co-Author of Stark Law Chapter, Kentucky Health Law Treatise, 5th Edition Published by UK/CLE, 2010
Board of Directors for HealthPoint Family CareBoard of Directors for Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home, 1999 – 2005
“Stark Law Update,” Kentucky Hospital Association Annual Meeting, May 2009
“Financial Relationships Under the Stark Law,” Cincinnati Bar Association Health Law Section, December 2009"Clinical Integration: Is There a Role for Hospitals?," Kentucky Hospital Association's Program on "Governance, Medical Staff, and Legal Issues 2010," April 2010