The Services offered by Pinnacle range to fit the needs of our highly regarded clients. Having an ongoing working relationship with the New York State Department of Health on all levels, (Central and Regional) as well as having created and maintained working relationships with over 100 different providers of services, we are afforded the liberty to be selective in nature as to whom we represent. Our services to our clients include all aspects within the health care industry. While a significant portion of our service sector is within the State of New York, we have successfully brought projects online in other states, including, but not limited to New Jersey and Florida. Pinnacle represents: Physicians, physician groups, nursing homes, adult homes, pharmacies, hospitals, medical laboratories, home care providers, equipment suppliers, community residences, diagnostic and treatment centers, treatment programs, managed care entities and other health care providers. Pinnacle has the ability to provide our clients a wide variety of services including: Certificate of Need applications, facilitation services for mergers and acquisitions, assistance with structuring business transactions, licensing requirements, third-party reimbursement, and Medicare and Medicaid program requirements. Pinnacle has represented clients in licensure, survey, reimbursement and sanction proceedings before the New York State Department of Health. Furthermore, we have a full working knowledge of the requirements as set forth by the New York State Department of Education as it relates to providing of pharmacy services, including both a close end and open end pharmacy.
We bring national expertise and perspective to assist health systems in their journey from fee-for-service to value-driven care, enabling organizations to better understand and prepare for a risk based environment. Our solutions help health systems improve margins for both FFS and managed care risk contracts. Our team of experts have a deep understanding of the available financial integration options and are able to develop system-level and provider value propositions to achieve greater financial integration.
We assess readiness for population health management and help organizations determine the appropriate level of risk arrangements. We guide health systems through the process of understanding and evaluating their populations, current managed care arrangements and system capabilities to determine the best-fit opportunities to achieve greater financial integration with payors and its providers while right-sizing their population health infrastructure.
Andrew S. Blatt
Mr. Blatt has an extensive understanding and knowledge of today’s ever evolving healthcare industry as he currently provides consulting services to a variety of healthcare providers with an emphasis on business development, management efficiency and business valuation reports, licensure and certification requirements, as well as creating synergies between providers who offer complimentary services.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Blatt was the previous owner / operator of Tappan Zee Manor, a licensed adult home in Rockland County. Mr. Blatt has hands on experience in the challenges that are presented on a day-to-day basis. His responsibilities included the restructuring of debt and increasing census from eight residents to 80 plus within 12 months. Additionally, Mr. Blatt has an extensive background in real estate development and construction, having worked with architects, engineers, and construction contractors in various projects whose overall total exceeds $50 million. He has vested interest in several other healthcare real estate ventures. Currently, Mr. Blatt is the managing member of Pinnacle Health Consultants, LLC, a boutique health care consulting firm, created in May 2007. Since its inception, Pinnacle has taken great strides to work diligently to create a core business that meets the needs of its ever-growing clientele with the understanding of the challenges that exist in today’s competitive healthcare environment.