Sharon Litwin is a founder and senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting, education and coding firm specializing in homecare services. She is an RN, with a BS and MHA, and is Coding Certified. Sharon has been in the home care and hospice industry for over 25 years. Prior to founding 5 Star Consultants 12 years ago, she was executive director of the home care and hospice services division for the Sisters of Mercy St Louis division. Sharon was an ACHC surveyor until December 2013, and a former CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for the past ten years.
In her consulting firm, Sharon assists home care and hospice agencies in meeting regulations, efficient management, and achieving financial viability. She regularly speaks at state and national meetings on continued survey readiness, case management, OASIS assessments and diagnosis coding, management and operational topics, quality improvement, and other topics integral to success in the home care and hospice industry.