Lydia M. Fett, MSHA, CP, focuses her practice in the area of regulatory healthcare and corporate compliance. For more than twenty years, Lydia has assisted attorneys with all practice aspects of health care law, including conducting complex factual, legal and technical research and investigation. Lydia is experienced in preparing and submitting retail and sterile compounding pharmacy and drug wholesaler applications in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as Medicare and Medicaid and PBM enrollment.
Lydia handles areas such as federal and state laws and regulations governing pharmacy, controlled substances, third-party payer audits, licensing, and compliance with various state and federal health care agencies. She assists in obtaining regulatory approvals from federal and state agencies, including CMS, CADPH, CADHCS, DEA, the Joint Commission, and from a variety of administrative organizations and other federal, state, county, city and foreign agencies. She is also conversant with the ACO, HIPAA, 340B Program compliance and managed care law.
She manages processes in connection with formation, maintenance, and dissolution of corporate entities. Lydia also oversees preparation, filings and research of UCC Financing Statements, and assists attorneys with due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions. She drafts complex legal documents for attorney review, including, but not limited to, corrective action plans, business associates agreements, management agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and nondisclosure agreements.
Lydia develops systems to compile and track information, and is conversant with many legal software programs, including Legal Solutions, Summation, Outlook, Zoom, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Prior to joining Hinshaw in 2015, Lydia worked for nearly a decade as a corporate and healthcare paralegal in the Los Angeles office of an international firm based in Richmond, Virginia, as well as many more years at other Los Angeles-based firms. She was an intern at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in 2013, where she gained clinical knowledge and experience during the Center's preparation for re-accreditation with the Joint Commission.
- Healthcare Financial Management Association, Member
- National Association of Legal Assistants, Member
- National Notary Association, Member
- Los Angeles Paralegal Association, Member
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement , Member
- Healthcare Executives of Southern California, Former Student Council Board Member
- California State University Northridge Alumni Association, Member
- Los Angeles Food Bank, Volunteer
- Shepherd of the Hills Church, Volunteer
- Domestic Violence Clinic in the Family Law Center, San Fernando, California, Volunteer
- Canterbury Elementary School, Valuable Volunteer Award
M.S., Health Administration, California State University at Northridge, 2014
B.A., Psychology, California State University at Northridge, 2002
A.A., Paralegal Studies, Los Angeles Mission College, 1998
A.A., Administration of Justice, Los Angeles Valley College, 1995