Kimberly Skehan

Vice President of Accreditation

In her role as Vice President of Accreditation, Kimberly’s 30 years of clinical and operations experience and deep understanding of regulatory compliance, risk management, and survey readiness will enable her to effectively guide and support providers in the home health and hospice industry as they navigate the complex accreditation process. She serves as a valuable liaison for providers, fostering collaboration and communication with federal and state regulatory agencies to address industry challenges.

Kimberly is dedicated to education and providing comprehensive plan of correction follow-up support, empowering providers to enhance their service quality and adhere to the latest industry standards. Her work at CHAP contributes to the overall improvement of home health and hospice care, ensuring that providers consistently deliver the highest quality care to patients and their families.

She currently serves as a member of the Regulatory Committee of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Hospice Quality Committee for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), and is a member of the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home, where she previously served as the VP for Clinical & Regulatory Services.

Kimberly holds an AHCC-accredited home care coding specialist (HCS-D) certification and is a certified OASIS reviewer (COS-C). She earned her B.S. degree in Nursing from Southern Connecticut State University and her M.S. degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Connecticut (UCONN), where she has also served as adjunct faculty for the School of Nursing.