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SHELLEY KNIGHT, RN, CRNAC
Director of Reimbursement

  • Associates Degree in Science in 1996
  • 16+ years experience in clinical management and consulting for health-related companies
  • 8+ years experience with CMI
  • 18+ years as director of nursing, MDS coordinator and reimbursement specialist, Medicare nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant instructor and program coordinator
  • Certified Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator
  • BLS/Heartsaver instructor, American Heart Association
  • Experience in education and training of nursing staff, staff development, managing nursing budgets and labor costs, writing/implementing policies/procedures for all clinical settings
  • Extensive knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid RUG-III and RUV-IV classifications, Medicare Claim Review Programs (MR, NCCI edits, MUE’s, CERT reviews, Recovery Audit Contractor Program), state and federal surveys, and case mix surveys
  • Skilled at training MDS personnel and facility staff to understand/maximize reimbursement and to maintain compliance for Medicare Claim Review programs/ case mix audits
  • Knowledgeable of federal and state regulations for long term care, critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and rehabilitation clinics (CORFs & ORFs)

LAURIE NAPIER, RN
Nurse Consultant

  • 20+ years in nursing in a variety of health care settings
  • 20+ years in nursing and long-term care management
  • 10+ years as a MDS coordinator and reimbursement specialist
  • Extensive knowledge of Medicare RUG IV classification and Medicaid RUG III
  • classifications for documentation requirements, reimbursement, and MDS compliance.
  • Knowledgeable in RAC audit process and reviews
  • Skilled at training MDS and clinical personnel to understand and maximize
  • reimbursement and to maintain compliance for Medicare Claim Review programs/case
  • mix audits
  • Experienced in federal and state regulations for long-term care, critical access hospitals,
  • rural health clinics and a variety of other health care settings
  • Past professional experience in wound care, staff development and clinical
  • personnel manager
  • Experienced CNA Instructor



SHARON DEVER, RPH, BS, MBA
Director of Pharmacy Operations

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
  • Master of Business Administration
  • 30 years experience in pharmacy management
  • 6 years experience with CMI
  • 20+ years experience in clinical pharmacy consultation in institutional settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, and mental health facilities
  • Extensive experience as certified consultant pharmacist
  • Member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Member of the Mississippi Society of Consultant Pharmacists
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LACIE GARBER, LMSW
Social Services Consultant

  • Bachelors in Social Work
  • Masters in Social Work
  • Licensed Master Social Worker Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists.
  • 2+ years experience in healthcare field as a social worker.
  • Past professional experience in child welfare and adoptions.
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RONALD NORRA, RPH
Pharmacy Consultant

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • 4 Years experience with CMI
  • 18 years Pharmacist experience
  • Former Naval Officer – Pharmacist in Charge
  • Awarded Navy & Marine Commendation Medal
  • Consecutively awarded Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medals