ASC Transactions: Difference Between In-Network and Out-of-Network

Understanding the Difference Between In-Network and Out-of-Network ASC Transactions by Vincent M. Kickirillo, CFA, CVA Becker’s ASC Review, February 6, 2014 In markets where favorable managed care contracts are difficult to secure, ASCs have turned to an out-of-network primary billing strategy over the past decade. While an out-of-network strategy may be a lucrative alternative to.. read more →

Benchmarks in 2013 Imaging-center Finances and Operations

Benchmarks in 2013 Imaging-center Finances and Operations By Kevin McDonough, CFA and Bobby Katoli ImagingBiz, Dec 14, 2013 Our company is fortunate to have the opportunity to work with a large number of single and multisite imaging centers each year. This affords us the opportunity to observe and benchmark the financial and operating trends of.. read more →

Public Company Reliance on Government Revenue Streams Must be Considered in Valuation

Public Company Reliance on Government Revenue Streams Must be Considered in Valuation By Chance Sherer, CVA, and Taryn Witten Becker’s Hospital Review, February 06, 2014 read more →

Imaging’s 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform

Imaging’s 2014 Merger/Acquisition Outlook: Responding to Reform Interview with Todd Sorensen, CVA ImagingBiz, January 14, 2014 read more →

Capturing Value Within the Horizon Using Accounting-Based Valuation

Capturing Value Within the Horizon Using Accounting-Based Valuation By Adam Portacci NACVA Quick Read, January 30, 2014 This article examines two alternative approaches to the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Method when seeking to capture the majority of total value within the horizon. A closer look is given to the Residual Enterprise Income (REI) Method as well.. read more →

Five Risk Factors Affecting Multiples in Imaging Center Acquisitions

Five Risk Factors Affecting Multiples in Imaging Center Acquisitions By Eric Heath ImagingBiz, November 11, 2013 The ongoing success of the imaging-center industry has resulted in the proliferation of operating and management companies; this, in turn, has resulted in the increased acquisition of controlling interests in the imaging centers by the operators. By gaining a.. read more →

Structuring and Assessing the FMV of Work RVU Compensation Models

Structuring and Assessing the FMV of Work RVU Compensation Models By Jonathan Helm, CVA Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 9 When it comes to compensating physicians f or clinical-based services, hospitals have several choices. For the past several years, the work relative value unit (RVU) model has stood out as the model of choice. The.. read more →

Uncovering Value by Divesting Non-Core Assets: A Strategic and Financial Impact

Uncovering Value by Divesting Non-Core Assets: A Strategic and Financial Impact by Jim Rolfe, Partner and Jonathan Tyroch, Manager Becker’s Hospital Review, November 13, 2013 In the wake of health reform, several health systems actively pursuing acquisitions have accumulated portfolios of non-core assets. These non-core assets fall into two categories: long-term care investments (skilled nursing.. read more →

Fair Market Value Versus Investment Value in Imaging: Understanding Standards

Fair Market Value Versus Investment Value in Imaging: Understanding Standards By William Teague ImagingBiz, September 14, 2013 The standard of value must be established in performing a valuation of any imaging business. The standard of value defines the hypothetical conditions under which a valuation will be performed. These hypothetical conditions affect many of the underlying.. read more →

2014 IRF Final Rule Overview

2014 IRF Final Rule Overview By Patrick M. Roberts Health Value Insights 2013, Issue 8 read more →