ASTERINO, CPA, PC & CO.

     

  Never Underestimate 

   the Value of a CPA

 

ANTHONY S. ASTERINO, CPA


10 Maxwell Drive, Suite 205

Clifton Park, New York 12065


Office (518) 383-4008


Cell (518) 858-1630


E-mail: tony@asterinocpa.com

QUALIFICATIONS BRIEF

             

                                                

Founder and President of Asterino, CPA, PC & Co.,  a leading provider of comprehensive medical practice management services to physicians and hospitals throughout the Continental United States.  Certified Public Accountant licensed in Arizona, Florida and New York, in private practice, with thirty five years of providing a full range of general, corporate and partnership accounting services.  Registered representative with LPL Financial providing investment services for twenty five years.

 


PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING SERVICES

 

* Initiate the automation of accounting systems, evaluate accounting software packages based on client needs, and arrange conversions when indicated.

* Demonstrably capable of comprehending  diverse   industry    (i.e.  health  care,   banking, investment securities, etc) practices and accounting issues, evaluating complex accounting systems, and the related internal controls necessary to conducting efficient audit work.

*Provide new practice formation of partnerships, professional corporations, LLC’s, LLP’s, member operating agreements, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, and employment agreements. Effective at pension planning and pension design, complete pension administration, as well as forecasting, economic modeling, cash management and budgeting.

* Provide financial statement presentations and prepare partnership, professional corporations, LLC’s, LLP’s and individual tax returns.


 

BACKGROUND

 

* Specialization in complete  practice management services that included revenue cycle management services , medical billing, electronic claim submissions,  CPT and ICD coding of medical records,  extensive  third  party   reimbursement  analysis, negotiating reimbursement rates with third party payers including but not limited to, HMOs and indemnity companies, negotiating hospital contracts on pay for performance industry standards for providers, billing system conversions,  and hardware/software system evaluation.  Assisted providers in establishing incentive based reimbursement protocols with the insurance companies.

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*Former Adjunct Faculty Member of several teaching hospitals with an emergency medicine residence and family practice residency programs.  Provide practice management lectures to first, second and third year residents with respect to billing and coding, employment agreements, personal financial planning. Engaged to provide a curriculum in compliance with  the  recommended guidelines of the American  Academy  of  Family  Physicians and in conjunction with the Graduate Council of Medical Education dealing with complete business management both personally and for private practice.

 

* Registered Representative and securities offered through LPL Financial, LLC  a Registered Broker-Dealer. Life Insurance and Disability Insurance offered as an independent agent.




PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY



PRESIDENT 1984 - PRESENT

ASTERINO, CPA, PC & Co.

Clifton Park, New York

 

FACULTY MEMBER- RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2002- 2008

North Shore University Hospital Emergency Medicine

Queens, New York

 

FACULTY MEMBER - RESIDENCY PROGRAM 1990 - 1997

St. Clare's Hospital Family Practice

Schenectady, New York                                                                     


PRESIDENT 1985 - 1995

Asterino & Associates, Inc.

Medical Billing Company        

Schenectady, New York


VICE PRESIDENT 1991 - 1995

North Medical Pharmacy, Inc.

Syracuse, New York

 

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL 1984 - 1985

Ellis Hospital

Schenectady, New York

 

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT 1981 - 1984

KPMG International, LP

Albany, New York

 


 

MEMBERSHIPS & AWARDS

 


* American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

* Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants

* New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

* Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

* American College of Medical Practice Executives

* Upstate New York Society of Medical Oncologist and Hematologists - Affiliate              Past Member  - One of only five non-physician members

* St. Clare’s Hospital Foundation – Past Board Member

* St. Clare’s Hospital Foundation – Past Vice President & Treasurer

* YMCA Board Member – Past Chairman of the Board, Treasurer

* NCAA Division I Lacrosse All American

* National Scoring Champion 1979, 1980, & 1981

* Siena College Sports Hall of Fame

 


 

EDUCATION


 

B.B.A. - ACCOUNTING                                                                  MAY 1981

Siena College

Loudonville, New York