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 →

Tangible and Intangible Assets in the Valuation of a Healthcare Business

Written by Richard Romero The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, April 11, 2016 Experts Elliott Jeter, CFA, CPA/ABV and Kevin Florenz, ASA bring their insight to the Ambulatory M&A Advisor to help potential buyers and sellers understand the important differences in intangible and tangible assets for healthcare transaction purposes. Click here to read the full article. read more →

Don Barbo Returns to VMG Health’s Business Valuation Practice

PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, TX, February 11, 2016 – VMG Health announced that Don Barbo, CPA/ABV has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a managing director with the Business Valuation Practice. Barbo started his valuation career in 1998 with VMG Health and worked for the company until August of 2003. He spent five years as a partner.. read more →

VMG Health Announces Three Managing Directors

PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, TX, February 9, 2016 – VMG Health announced Jonathan Helm, CVA, Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV and Thomas Warrington, CVA as managing directors of the firm. Helm works in the company’s Professional Service Agreements Division in the Dallas office. His focus is on valuation and consulting services for professional service arrangements. Specifically, he.. read more →

Telemedicine Arrangements: Trends and Fair Market Value Considerations

Telemedicine Arrangements: Trends and Fair Market Value Considerations By Jen Johnson, CFA and Mary Fan, CVA Compliance Today, October 2015 Physician and hospital compensation for telemedicine arrangements is a new issue for health systems. Jen Johnson, CFA and Mary Fan, CVA explain Stark Law compliance associated with telemedicine compensation and how these arrangements can be.. read more →

Imaging Transaction Trends: Out With Acquisitions, In With Strategic Partnerships

Imaging Transaction Trends: Out With Acquisitions, In With Strategic Partnerships By Matthew Strother ImagingBiz, August 19, 2015 Reimbursement cuts over the past 18 months have caused financial strain for numerous freestanding imaging centers and a slowed pace in imaging center transactions.  These changes have brought on acquisitions of struggling imaging centers by health systems and.. read more →

OIG Opinion 15-10: Fair Market Value Implications for Related-Party Services Agreements

OIG Opinion 15-10: Fair Market Value Implications for Related-Party Services Agreements By Alexandra Higgins Becker’s Hospital Review, July 31, 2015 The Officer of the Inspector General (OIG) issued Advisory Opinion No. 15-10 as a result of a health system and an associated psychiatric hospital seeking an advisory opinion for a non-clinical personnel lease and a.. read more →

Inspector General’s Kickback Alert Signals Doc Crackdown

Inspector General’s Kickback Alert Signals Doc Crackdown Contributions by Jen Johnson, CFA Health Law 360, June 10, 2015 read more →

Understanding Compensation per Work RVU

Understanding Compensation per Work RVU By Bartt Warner NACVA QuickRead, May 13, 2015 In this article Bartt Warner discusses administrator’s struggles in hospital and health system employed physician compensation structures due to a rise in physician practice acquisitions and retained employment of associated physicians. Structuring and benchmarking physician compensation is a focus of interest to.. read more →

Complications Await the Unwary in Healthcare Deal Valuations

Complications Await the Unwary in Healthcare Deal Valuations By Aaron Murski, CVA Journal of Corporate Renewal, April 1, 2015     read more →