VMG’s Health Care Transactions and M&A Report: 2016 Trends and 2017 Expectations

By John Meindl and Winston Smart AHLA Healthcare Transactions Resource Guide Health care M&A activity continued its half-decade long growth trend in 2016. Though the dollar value of total deals decreased relative to 2015 due to a spike in managed care megadeals in 2015, when excluding 2015, the dollar value of deals has continued to.. read more →

Ways and Costs to Align: The Valuation of Physicians, Hospitals, ASCs and other Healthcare Providers

Presentation by Don Barbo and John Meindl Becker’s Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting, April 18, 2017 Managing Director, Don Barbo and Manager, John Meindl presented on, “Ways and Costs to Align: The Valuation of Physicians, Hospitals, ASCs and other Healthcare Providers ” at Becker’s Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting on April 18, 2017. To view the full presentation,.. read more →

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 →