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Gabriela Traxler-Romin practices in the areas of healthcare, regulatory and pharmacy law, with a background in labor and employment law and the defense of workers' compensation claims. She represents clients in a variety of sectors within the healthcare industry.

Gaby counsels clients in a variety of corporate and contractual transactions, and advises clients in federal and state fraud and abuse matters, compliance program development, governmental audits and investigations, Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA and data privacy, and licensing.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Gaby was an attorney with a San Gabriel, California law firm. She has also worked as a hearing representative for a health care revenue cycling company.

During law school, Gaby served a legal externship with the Office of Health Information Technology - Illinois Health Information Exchange. She also worked as a research assistant to one of her professors.

Gaby's activities and accomplishments during law school include being a member of the Latino Law Students Association, where she served as President. Additionally, Gaby was actively involved with Loyola's Health Justice Project, an intensive clinic focusing on the development of skills in interdisciplinary practice to overcome the social, legal and systemic barriers that prevent long-term health and stability for low-income individuals and families in Chicago.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • State Bar of California
    • Business Law Section
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Honors & Awards

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    • Dean's List
    • Health Law Fellowship
    • Honors at Entrance Scholarship

Representative Matters

  • Part of Hinshaw team representing a laboratory whose CLIA certification was revoked, resulting in cancellation of the laboratory's approval to receive Medicare or Medicaid payments. At the point that Hinshaw entered the proceedings, the laboratory had already unsuccessfully appealed the decision to CMS and was subject to an Order to Show Cause by an Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") with the Departmental Appeals  Board, in response to a Motion to Dismiss the appeal filed by CMS.

    Hinshaw successfully argued there was no cause for dismissal, and the ALJ issued a Ruling Denying CMS' Motion to Dismiss. Hinshaw then worked with the laboratory to develop a comprehensive Corrective Action Plan in order to document the laboratory's remediation plan. Ultimately, Hinshaw was able to negotiate a settlement agreement with CMS on behalf of the laboratory, guaranteeing that CMS would: (1) rescind the revocation of laboratory's CLIA certificate and the cancellation of laboratory's approval to receive Medicare and Medicaid payments, as well as (2) lift the limitation on laboratory's CLIA certificate for laboratory services performed for the test at issue, and (3) lift the suspension of laboratory's ability to receive Medicare and Medicaid payments for any lab services performed for the test at issue.

Presentations

  • Contributor, "Medicare Enrollment Denials and Suspensions, Tales of Bad Facts and Limbo," AHLA webinar, April 30, 2019

J.D., Health Law Certificate, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2011

B.A., summa cum laude, Arizona State University, 2007