Chief Clinical Officer
Fran Rainer is the Chief Clinical Officer for PruittHealth. She has served in the Post-Acute Care industry for 20 years. Fran graduated from N.C. State University in 1995 with a BA in Communication Disorders. Fran received her MA in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from S.C. State University in 1999. Fran is currently pursuing an MBA/ MHA from Georgia State University.
Fran began her career as a speech-language pathologist, where she enjoyed enhancing the lives of our most vulnerable citizens. Fran spent more than 10 years as a clinician while managing teams of therapists. In 2008 Fran joined PruittHealth as the Post-Acute Care Coordinator. In that role, she worked to develop clinical and rehabilitation programs to support PruittHealth’s expanding model of care. Fran supported and coordinated training for more than 80 skilled nursing facilities across the southeast in comprehensive programming for aquatic therapy, balance re-training, respiratory programs, pain management, infusion therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, and restorative nursing programs.
In 2011 Fran matriculated into clinical reimbursement. As the SVP of Reimbursement Fran and her team of reimbursement consultant support and train skilled nursing facilities related to the RAI process including reimbursement and regulatory requirements. She developed an onboarding/ training manual for the MDS coordinator that lead to improvement in retention in that role. Fran served as the project lead for a successful transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. In the role of SVP of Reimbursement, Fran assists PruittHealth to be positioned to be prepared for CMS initiatives such as the requirements of participation (ROP), value-based purchasing (VBP) and the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP).
Sunday, October 13
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM