Tonja A Wise, CHC, CHPC, CCSVice President, Compliance Officer
Tonja oversees a wide range of initiatives to further strengthen FCS’s culture of ethical behavior and compliance.
Tonja is an experienced compliance and ethics leader. She began her career as Revenue Cycle Manager for an independent rehab facility, and subsequently held increasingly responsible compliance leadership positions with a number of leading health care companies, including Kaiser Permanente and Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Prior to joining FCS, Tonja served as Corporate Director of Compliance, Regulatory and Reimbursement for Sharp Health Care, one of the largest health care systems in San Diego, California, where she built and led the corporate compliance program with specific focus on revenue cycle, revenue integrity and coding. She oversaw the teams responsible for maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations, and oversight of all Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payor compliance. Tonja played a lead role in strategic planning as well as efforts to drive regulatory change management.
A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, she is Certified in Health Care Compliance and Health Care Privacy Compliance from the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).
She received a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration with a specialty in Compliance and Ethics from St. Petersburg College, and a master’s in Health Administration from the University of La Verne.