February 24, 2016
Chicago Region Partner-in-Charge Rick Sgarlata discussed Marcum's national healthcare practice with Long Island Business News.
By Kyle Barr
As medical professionals attempt to deal with the fluctuating business of healthcare, including the Affordable Care Act, the increased dependence on Medicaid and the consolidation of healthcare practices, there is a growing desire for accountants with backgrounds and expertise in healthcare consulting.
"We're looking for people who have backgrounds in clinical consulting and operational consulting," said Rick Sgarlata, partner-in-charge of the Chicago region for Marcum, which has offices in Melville. "We even have three nurses on our staff." Sgarlata joined Marcum last November when a merger with his firm, Frost, Ruttenberg, & Rothblatt, gave Marcum a foothold in the Chicago area. Sgarlata saw the merger as a two-way street in which Marcum gained Frost Ruttenberg's healthcare expertise and Sgarlata and his team gained access to Marcum's national resources.
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