Joint Venturing Your Behavioral Health Unit? Insights and Valuation Considerations

By William Teague, CFA and Matt Crook VMG Health Market Overview The behavioral health industry has historically been a fragmented market comprised mainly of independent freestanding operators, state institutions and acute care hospital departments. Current estimates by the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicate that approximately 64.2% of behavioral health facilities are privately.. read more →

7 Things You Need to Know About PACE Programs

By Genevieve Gerten and Kevin McDonough VMG Health What is it? Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (“PACE”) provides comprehensive healthcare services for the frail and elderly. PACE serves as an alternative opportunity to allow the elderly to remain in their communities, rather than going to a nursing home or similar facility.   What care.. read more →

4 Reasons to Joint Venture Your Behavioral Health Unit

Written by William Teague, CFA and Matt Crook Becker’s Hospital Review The behavioral health industry is undergoing a wave of consolidation with the emergence of multi-location chains and growth of for-profit operators. A major reason behind this growth has been regulatory changes including the 2016 revision of the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (“IMD”) Exclusion,.. read more →

Bundled Payment Program Expansion Delayed 3 Months by CMS

By Winston Smart VMG Health On Tuesday March 21, 2017, the Federal Register will publish an interim final rule delaying the effective dates of a final rule regarding bundled payment programs published January 3, 2017 titled “Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models; Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care.. read more →

Key Valuation Issues for Healthcare Leadership

Presentation by Thomas Warrington, CVA, Don Barbo, CPA/ABV, and Bartt Warner, CVA HFMA Maryland Spring Institute, March 13, 2017 Managing Directors, Thomas Warrington and Don Barbo and Manager, Bartt Warner presented on “Key Valuation Issues for Healthcare Leadership” at the HFMA Maryland Spring Institute in Annapolis, MD on March 13, 2017. read more →

A Balancing Act: Alternative Payment Models and Physician Compensation

Presentation by Jen Johnson, CFA and Kenya Woodruff, Haynes and Boone, LLP 18th Annual ABA Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, March 9, 2017 Managing Director, Jen Johnson presented on “A Balancing Act: Alternative Payment Models and Physician Compensation” with Kenya Woodruff (Haynes and Boone, LLP) at the 18th Annual ABA Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law conference in New Orleans,.. read more →

Will Market Uncertainty and Interest Rate Creep Lead to Slower Velocity and Rising Cap Rates in the Investment Market?

Panel Discussion with Victor McConnell, MAI Interface Healthcare Real Estate West, March 8, 2017 Director, Victor McConnell contributed to the panel, “Will Market Uncertainty and Interest Rate Creep Lead to Slower Velocity and Rising Cap Rates in the Investment Market? ” at Interface Healthcare Real Estate West in Los Angeles, CA on March 8, 2017. read more →

Medical Forecast

Panel Discussion with John Trabold, MAI Bisnow Big South Healthcare Event, March 7, 2017 Managing Director, John Trabold contributed to the “Medical Forecast” panel at Bisnow’s Big South Healthcare Event in Houston, TX on March 7, 2017. read more →

6 Key Trends Affecting Healthcare Real Estate in 2017

By Victor H. McConnell, VMG Health, Andrew Dick, Hall Render and Kelly M. Blumline, Hall Render Becker’s Hospital Review 1. Repeal of the Affordable Care Act On January 20, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order indicating “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and instructed federal agencies to use “all authority and discretion available.. read more →

Financing for and Investment in the Northeast Healthcare Real Estate & Medical Facilities Marketplace: Analysis of Presidential Election Uncertainty and the Impact of Interest Rate Hikes on the Industry

Panel Discussion with Victor McConnell, MAI The Sixth Annual Greater New York Healthcare Real Estate Summit, January 31, 2017 Managing Director, Victor McConnell led the opening panel, “Financing for and Investment in the Northeast Healthcare Real Estate & Medical Facilities Marketplace: Analysis of Presidential Election Uncertainty and the Impact of Interest Rate Hikes on the Industry” at.. read more →