Nicole joined Walters & Associates in 2018. Her primary areas of focus are Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting, proof of financial ability preparation, rate setting and other reimbursement services. Nicol has an extensive reimbursement background in the health care industry originating back to 2001. Prior to joining Walters & Associates CPAs, Nicol worked as a supervisor/consultant of a local CPA firm where she prepared hospice, home health agency, assisted living, skilled nursing facility, continuing care retirement community, and intermediate care facility Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and assisted in resource utilization group analysis and other reimbursement issues. Nicol currently holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and fifth year in Accounting from the University of South Florida.