Carol has been with FSA for fifteen years as a Compliance Specialist and brings to the team close to 40 years of long-term care and nursing experience. Her professional nursing experience in healthcare included over 19 years of clinical nursing experience in various long-term care settings. Carol worked for a for profit skilled nursing center for 17 years gaining supervisory and clinical experience including MDS completion, extensive wound care experience, and caring for individuals with multiple complex conditions. Her career includes roles as Assistant Director of the Rehabilitation Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital, Clinical Nurse in the Doylestown Hospital Rehabilitation Unit, and School Nurse in Abington School District. She also held a hospital nurse internship in various areas of Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Carol’s expertise includes a comprehensive understanding of Medicare requirements, the RAI process and Minimum Data Set (MDS) processes, clinical reimbursement and documentation compliance, and electronic health record systems. She also has expertise in survey preparation and mock survey process for multiple states, diagnosis and procedure coding, beneficiary notice requirements, and clinical nursing processes.
Carol is a Registered Nurse with her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) with certification as a Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT). She also is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through AAPC where she also received ICD-10 Certification.