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Healthcare Business Transformation

In the current accountable-care healthcare environment, medical providers and healthcare organizations are transitioning from a transactional fee-for-service business model, to a value-based payment model. GHA has a team of consulting professionals to assist clients in navigating this transition.



A New Prognosis: Health Providers Moved to Innovate as Reimbursement Rates Decline

Grassi Healthcare Advisors LLC (GHA) Chief Executive Officer Joe Tomaino was featured in the December 10, 2018 edition of NJBIZ.  He was quoted on challenges facing providers in the emerging world of value based payment, and how GHA works with providers to help them strategize and transform themselves for success.  GHA serves New Jersey providers out of its Park Ridge, NJ office with healthcare transformation, performance improvement, turnaround management, and revenue advisory services.


Compliance Alert: CMS Postpones proposed changes to Evaluation and Management Services to 2021

CMS released the final Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rule on November 1, 2018 and expects to publish it on November 23, 2018. 


E-Alert: Statewide Healthcare Facility Transformation Funding II

It is our understanding that the announcement of the awards for the New York Statewide Healthcare Facility Transformation Funding II offering will be made in mid-November, followed shortly after by a release of an RFP for New York Statewide Healthcare Facility Transformation Funding III. 


Webinar: Are you being paid for all that you do associated with patient visits to your practice?

Despite the major proposed E/M changes for 2019 many practices are not billing for work they are actually performing related to patient office based care. Join us on Tuesday, October 9 at 1:00 P.M EST. 


Webinar: What you need to do to prepare your SNF for the transition to Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

CMS is changing the way skilled nursing facilities are reimbursed for Medicare Part A services in what will be the most significant change since PPS began. Join us on Wednesday, October 10 at 1:00 P.M EST

  •  Joseph Tomaino M.S., R.N.

    Joseph Tomaino M.S., R.N.

    Joseph Tomaino is the Chief Executive Officer of Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC and has over 30 years of healthcare management experience working in the not-for-profit, for-profit and government-sponsored segments.

  •  Anthony  Tomaro CPA

    Anthony Tomaro CPA

    Anthony has been providing accounting and management consulting services for over 25 years.  Most of his career has been in public accounting, consulting and guiding companies in different industries at different stages of their lifecycle—whether in start-up mode or expansion mode. 

  •  Stephanie Fiedler CPC, ACS-EM

    Stephanie Fiedler CPC, ACS-EM

    Stephanie Fiedler as Director of Revenue Advisory is an experienced professional with both operational and consulting experience in reimbursement and revenue cycle management, coding, compliance, regulatory issues and practice operations.

  •  Alicia Shickle AHFI, CHC, CPCO, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CRC

    Alicia Shickle AHFI, CHC, CPCO, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CRC

    Alicia Shickle is a senior manager for Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC, and leads the physician practice advisory team.

  •  Adam Schuman

    Adam Schuman

    Adam Schuman is the Chief Growth Officer at Grassi & Co. overseeing all functions of the Marketing and Business Development Departments in an effort to position and achieve continued growth of the firm.