Specializing in Healthcare Reimbursement and Consulting

Carrie St. John is a Shareholder and is a member of the Firm’s Skilled-Nursing Facility Practice Group.  Carrie has over 20 years of experience in healthcare reimbursement and consulting.  She spent over 10 years in the industry working in the role of reimbursement manager and director for a major long-term care company and has over 10 years in public accounting experience working with long-term care and hospital clients.  Carrie has specialized experience serving clients in the healthcare industry in the states of Florida, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Carrie has extensive experience providing services to clients in the healthcare and senior housing industries.  Carrie provides services to over 150 skilled nursing facilities.  She oversees the preparation of cost reports and performs the review and analysis of Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and reimbursement rates.  

Additionally, Carrie prepares and manages clients’ Medicare and Medicaid cost report appeals.  Utilizing her relationship with state agencies and CMS regional offices, Carrie assists clients with reporting for changes of ownership, including proof of financial ability, Certificate of Need applications and licensure requirements. She provides clients with reimbursement consulting and reporting services and prepares Medicaid provider reimbursement rate projections to assist with budget planning. Carrie is an active member of the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA), the Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA) and the Texas Health Care Association (TXHCA).  She is a member of the FHCA Reimbursement Committee, the SMMC Long-Term Care Billing Workgroup and the TXHCA Data/Reimbursement Committee.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • BBA in Accounting, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • CPA, Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Wisconsin

AFFILIATIONS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Associate Member
  • Florida Health Care Association
  • Tennessee Health Care Association
  • Texas Health Care Association
  • Pennsylvania Health Care Association