Our team averages over 28 years of experience
Our team of senior level reimbursement experts are dedicated to equipping hospitals with the tools and information they need to obtain correct Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. We provide comprehensive advisory services as well as software solutions.
We provide cost effective solutions and high quality services with a thorough understanding of the regulations and guidelines. Our success is due to our pragmatic approach in resolving issues as evidenced by our loyal clients.
Our nationally recognized clients include:
- Banner Health
- Loma Linda University Medical Center
- Prime Healthcare Services
- Scripps Health
- Sharp Healthcare
- Stanford University Medical Center
- UC Davis Medical Center
- UCLA Medical Center
- University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Meet Our Team
JOSEPH A. FASS
Mr. Fass started in health care finance in 1981. He is an expert in Medicare reimbursement and payments to hospitals. Work history includes Knight & Carlson, KPMG Peat Marwick, Toyon Associates, Carlson Price Fass & Co., LLC., Certus Corporation and Price Fass & Co., LLC. Primary clients include large complex teaching hospitals and university teaching hospitals. Primary work focus areas include Medicare Disproportionate Share, Medicare Crossover Bad Debts and Medicare reimbursement advisory services. Mr. Fass has a vast wealth of institutional knowledge and experience in Medicare reimbursement matters.
LAURA C. SCHONEMAN
Senior Vice President
Ms. Schoneman started working in hospital financial management and reimbursement in 1991. She is an expert in Medicare reimbursement and payments to hospitals. In addition to a broad background in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, her focus is on Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments and related Medicaid eligibility issues. Ms. Schoneman directs a national practice providing Medicare DSH services to hospitals in numerous states. Ms. Schoneman performs the prior period reviews of Medicare DSH payments, outsourced DSH logging, and trains hospitals in the use of the DSH Detective Software.
CHERYL J. JONESON
Senior Vice President
Ms. Joneson started working in hospital finance and reimbursement in 1984. Ms. Joneson also has 10 years of experience in public accounting. Ms. Joneson is an expert in Medicare reimbursement and payment issues, with extensive experience working with the Medicare and Medi-Cal programs in DSH and Medicare Bad Debt. Other experience includes group appeals, cost-reports, and business office related issues. Ms. Joneson also prepared and assisted in the presentation of Medicare appeal issues before the PRRB, District Court and US Appeals Court. Working with a broad spectrum of providers, from rural hospitals to urban and university teaching hospital facilities and chain organizations has enabled Ms. Joneson to gain and develop expertise in many aspects of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
Information Technology Director
Mr. Gritzer started designing databases in 1995, and has become expert in the design, administration, and development of database applications while working in a broad range of industries. In addition, he has extensive experience with application design, performance optimization, and general technical consulting.