• Mississippi College School of Law
      J.D., summa cum laude, 2001; Staff Member, Mississippi College Law Review
    • Mississippi College
      B.S., summa cum laude, in Political Science and History, 1998
    • Mississippi

Kimberly L. Cappleman

Kim Cappleman practices in the area of health care law and assists clients in preparing and negotiating contractual arrangements between hospitals and physicians, addressing compliance issues arising under the HIPAA privacy rule and HITECH Act, structuring business arrangements in compliance with Medicare and Medicaid billing rules and fraud and abuse statutes, and developing and implementing corporate compliance programs that address health care regulatory matters.


  • Representing health care providers and suppliers in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Representation of hospitals and physicians in Anti-Kickback and Stark issues, contractual relations, and development of corporate compliance plans.
  • Representation of hospital in joint venture proposals and development.
  • Representation of health care entities in compliance with health care privacy, security, and data breach notification regulations.


Speaking Engagements
  • "Patient Privacy under HIPAA and HITECH: Where We've Been, and Where We're Going," Mississippi Medical Group Management Association (April 2012)
  • Phelps Dunbar Jackson Health Care Briefing - NEW LOCATION (January 2012)
  • "RAC, HIPAA and Health Care Contracting, Your 2012 Survival Guide," Phelps Dunbar Tupelo, Jackson and Mobile Health Care Breakfast Briefings (January 2012)
  • Phelps Dunbar Tupelo Health Care Briefing (December 2011)
  • Phelps Dunbar Mobile Health Care Briefing (December 2011)
  • "Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse and the Impact of Health Care Reform on the Law," West LegalEdcenter Webinar (May 2010)
  • "HIPAA Privacy Compliance in Residential and Extended Care," South Central Regional Medical Center Residential and Extended Care Forum (March 2007)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association, Mississippi Chapter (Secretary, 2009-2011; Board of Directors, 2006-2008; Newsletter Chair, 2005-2007)
  • Mississippi Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association