Overcoming Reimbursement Hurdles for Single-site and Multi-platform Imaging Operators

Overcoming Reimbursement Hurdles for Single-site and Multi-platform Imaging Operators By Clinton Flume, CVA and Greg Henderson ImagingBiz, April 15, 2014 read more →

How Does Physician Ownership Impact ASC Valuation?

How Does Physician Ownership Impact ASC Valuation? Q&A With Aaron Murski Becker’s ASC Review, April, 14, 2014 read more →

Evaluating the Fair Market Value of Pay-for-Performance

Evaluating the Fair Market Value of Pay-for-Performance By Jen Johnson, CFA and Alexandra Higgins HFM Magazine, April 1, 2014 A critical test for determining whether a pay-for-performance arrangement is effective and can pass regulatory scrutiny is to assess and document the fair market value of the arrangement. There has been a surge in new physician.. read more →

Financial Reporting of Not-For-Profit Affiliations

Financial Reporting of Not-For-Profit Affiliations – Understanding the Nuances By Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV and Bridget Triepke, CPA Health Value Insights 2014, Issue 1 Over the past several years, M&A activity in the hospital sector has increased to a level not seen since the 1990s. The consolidations are being driven by many forces, not least.. read more →

Health Insurance Company Executives on Healthcare Reform

Health Insurance Company Executives Healthcare Reform Comments By William Teague Becker’s CFO, March 14, 2014 The rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continued with the introduction of the public individual insurance exchanges in October 2013. While problems with the exchange website, HealthCare.gov, have been well-publicized in the media, popular culture and the.. read more →

2012 Reflects Continued Slowing Growth in Healthcare Spending

2012 Reflects Continued Slowing Growth in Healthcare Spending By Colin Park Health Value Insights 2014, Issue 1 This month, the federal data on U.S. healthcare spending growth for 2012 was released, which is the latest data available. Overall, health spending rose 3.7% ($2.8 trillion or $8,915 per person), up from 2011, but far lower than.. read more →

Hospital Valuation: Beware of Market Approach “Rules of Thumb”

Hospital Valuation: Beware of Market Approach “Rules of Thumb” Throughout history, mankind’s ability to recognize patterns (especially potentially dangerous patterns) in the environment and respond quickly was crucial to survival. The study of evolutionary psychology describes how mankind has evolved into pattern-recognizing machines that connect dots and draw conclusions out of patterns we think we.. read more →

Do Reported M&A Terms for Hospital Deals Tell the Whole Story?

Do Reported M&A Terms for Hospital Deals Tell the Whole Story? Q&A with Greg Koonsman Becker’s Hospital Review, February 20, 2014 read more →

Imaging Reimbursement: What We Knew Then & What We Know Now

Imaging Reimbursement: What We Knew Then and What We Know Now By Aaron Murski and Nick Taglioli ImagingBiz, February 8, 2014 As anyone who has been around medical imaging for any amount of time can tell you, the latest headwind is the same as it’s seemingly always been: reimbursement cuts. While this comes as no.. read more →

Imaging Industry 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform

Imaging Industry 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform by Cat Vasko Q&A With Todd Sorensen, CVA ImagingBiz, January 14, 2014 Marked by plenty of merger/acquisition activity, 2013 was a more tumultuous year for imaging center transactions than anticipated, according to Todd Sorensen, CVA, a partner with health-care valuation and advisory company VMG Health. Experts anticipated that.. read more →