Mary Thornton, BSRN, MBA
Mary Thornton and Associates, Inc.
Mary is a national consultant and trainer with significant expertise in rehabilitation models of care, medical necessity, billing and reimbursement and compliance.
combines a Bachelor's in Nursing with a MBA to assist behavioral healthcare service providers in designing efficient, high-quality services and programs.
is also skilled at converting operations to meet reimbursement demands by addressing service content, delivery and management issues.
has made a career of trouble-shooting client operations and developing business plans for better operational efficiency and effectiveness, change management, coding and billing, revenue development, corporate compliance, program development and marketing.
She is the author of a number of books on corporate compliance and behavioral healthcare and is the current editor of the National Council for Community Behavioral Heathcare's Compliance Watch.