Joanna is a Manager in the firm’s Clinical Advisory Services division. Joanna has more than two decades of healthcare experience. Since joining PYA in 2007, she has been instrumental in developing the firm’s Case Management and Medical Necessity Compliance Service Line. In this role, Joanna has provided Case Management redesign and implementation, and Denials and Appeals Services for the Recovery Audit Program and for Zone Program Integrity Contractor cases. She performs annual compliance plan reviews and project oversight reviews.
Joanna has expertise in analysis and consultation services for inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation therapy, skilled nursing, and psychiatric facilities. She frequently serves as a resource for several publications in her areas of specialization. Joanna received her nursing diploma from Baptist Medical Center School of Nursing in Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from Brenau University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Case Manager (CCM)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)