On-campus Medical Office Buildings: Is a Premium Warranted? If So, When and Why?

By Victor McConnell, VMG Health and Andrew Dick, Hall Render Killian Health & Lyman PC AHLA Connections Health care real estate assets are often referred to as being located “on-campus” or “off-campus.” While real estate market participants may differ in their criteria for referring to a property as on- or off-campus, the Centers for Medicare.. read more →

Healthcare Litigation Alert: Physicians and Others Affiliated with Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas Indicted in Massive Conspiracy

By Don Barbo, Managing Director and John Meindl, Manager VMG Health The U.S. Department of Justice announced on December 1, 2016, that various parties, including physicians and executives, affiliated with Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas (FPMC) have been charged in a federal indictment with various felony offenses stemming from their payment and/or receipt of.. read more →

Determining Reasonable Price for Physician Non-Compete Buyouts: One Size Does Not Fit All!

By Don Barbo and John Meindl Becker’s Hospital Review Increasingly, physicians are choosing to enter employment relationships with larger practices or hospital-affiliated entities instead of owning their own practices. Employment contracts will often include non-competition covenants that restrict the employed physician from competing with the practice during and after the employment relationship has ended. Unfortunately,.. read more →

OIG Fraud Alert: Physician Compensation and Indirect Benefits

By Jen Johnson, CFA and Matt McKenzie Compliance Today read more →

Understanding the implications of OIG Advisory Opinion 16-07

Understanding the Implications of OIG Advisory Opinion 16-07 By Bartt B. Warner, CVA Becker’s Hospital Review read more →

VMG Health Announces Jason Ruchaber as Managing Director to Lead New Denver Office

PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, TX, June 27, 2016 – Jason Ruchaber, CFA, ASA has joined VMG Health as a managing director with the Business Valuation Division and will be leading VMG Health’s newly formed Denver Office. With existing offices in Dallas and Nashville, VMG Health’s expansion into Denver is an important strategic move that positions the.. read more →

Hospital Valuation: Analyzing the Correlation of Hospital Size and Deal Multiple

How Size Influences Hospital Valuation Intuitively, large hospitals are more attractive as acquisition candidates when compared to smaller hospitals due to certain structural advantages. Larger hospitals can take advantage of economies of scale, attract skilled workers, access capital markets and create integrated provider networks. Because of these advantages, one might expect to observe higher transaction.. read more →

Payments and FMV Considerations in Reviewing Telemedicine Arrangements

Payments and FMV Considerations in Reviewing Telemedicine Arrangements By Ben Ulrich, CVA The Health Lawyer read more →

The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative: The Latest in Primary Care Compensation and Upcoming Fair Market Value Challenges

By Jen Johnson, CFA and Mary Fan, CVA The CPC+ Initiative In April of 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative. It’s the largest investment in primary care transformation to date as part of the shift towards value-based reimbursement (VBR). This reform program is an.. read more →

Fair Market Value: Gaining Attention Within Life Sciences

Fair Market Value: Gaining Attention Within Life Sciences By Jen Johnson, CFA American Bar Association Health eSource read more →