Debra Labella, RN, BS, RAC-CT, CIC assists CMSCG clients with education and monitoring related to corporate compliance agreements and conducts ongoing quality-improvement activities, including survey preparedness in post-acute facilities. She conducts clinical monitoring and provides education for CMS Compliance Group clients, develops and implements policies, procedures and protocols, and has significant experience working with ventilator/respiratory units.
Debra has spoken for the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) and regularly provides education and training to CNAs. Before joining CMS Compliance Group, Debra was a Senior Consultant at AGIN Inc. She has more than 35 years of experience as a nurse and nursing supervisor in multiple healthcare. She worked as Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Director of Staff Development in long-term care and sub-acute settings and as a staff and charge nurse in a hospital. Debra holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.