Kelly Hellberg, MS, RD, CDN, is a Dietary Consultant with CMS Compliance Group, working with the firm’s nursing facility clients. Kelly assists facilities with preparation for and assistance during recertification surveys and performs Quality Assurance auditing of dietary and kitchen policies and procedures and clinical care/documentation. She provides directional guidance to facility staff for QA monitoring and develops audit tools for use by facilities for self-monitoring to ensure practices are consistent with acceptable standards of practice. Her post-acute and long term care experience includes working as Director of Food and Nutrition and Chief Clinical Dietitian at nursing facilities. Kelly holds a Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise and a Bachelor of Arts, Food, Nutrition and Exercise from City University of New York, Queens College. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, LIDA and Phi Epsilon Omicron.