CMS 101 foundations provides current survey approaches to prepare leaders, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals for regulatory compliance.


Hello! I’m Judy Courtemanche, President of Courtemanche & Associates



I have served healthcare for more than 4 decades as an administrator and nurse. I have worked in many healthcare settings and served in leadership, managerial, educational and nursing roles. I have worked in accreditation as a field surveyor, team leader and faculty for The Joint Commission. In addition, I have also served healthcare organizations and systems as a regulatory consultant and educator for the past 25 years, troubleshooting and assisting physicians, leaders and staff to successfully overcome regulatory challenges through understanding, education and creative solutions for difficult issues.

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