Important Considerations in Understanding Fair Market Value Opinions for Timeshare Arrangements

Important Considerations in Understanding Fair Market Value Opinions for Timeshare Arrangements Written by: Brittany Martin Medical office timeshares (MOTs) refer to part-time medical office space lease arrangements between a licensor/landlord and a licensee/tenant (“Licensor” and “Licensee”). MOTs have become more prevalent as this type of arrangement between hospitals and physicians provides a cost-effective way for.. read more →

Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World

Three Strategies for Aligning With Physicians in a Value-Based World Written by: Jen Johnson and Alexandra Higgins hfm Magazine Quality and efficiency have become paramount in health care as organizations move toward value-based payment models. Because physicians are integral to the provision of care, alignment strategies between health systems and physicians are evolving rapidly. Prior.. read more →

Ophthalmology Is Ripe for Roll-Up and Consolidation

Ophthalmology is Ripe for Roll-Up and Consolidation Health Value Insights By: Zachary Sadau | Manager Edited by: Vincent M. Kickirillo | Managing Director Private equity firms have been looking for new healthcare markets with growing platforms to generate returns for their investors. Over the past several years, specialty physician practices such as dermatology and dental.. read more →

Home Health Business: Are You In or Out?

Home Health Business: Are You In or Out? By: Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV, Corey Palasota, CFA & Wilbur Benitez A frequently cited solution to reducing rising healthcare costs is to place patients in the lowest cost setting of care. Accordingly, the home health business has become at the forefront of many discussions within the healthcare.. read more →

Vascular Access Center Valuation Considerations in 2017

Vascular Access Center Valuation Considerations in 2017 By: Brad Brumbaugh, CFA, CBA, CMEA and Jason Ruchaber, CFA, ASA Vascular Access Centers (“VACs”) are outpatient facilities that specialize in access maintenance for patients with end stage renal disease (“ESRD”). ESRD patients that develop vascular access problems as a result of dialysis, such as prolonged bleeding, inadequate.. read more →

Visiting the Home Health Marketplace: Observations of the Current Transaction Environment

Health Value Insights “Visiting the Home Health Marketplace: Observations of the Current Transaction Environment” By Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV, Corey Palasota, CFA & Wilbur Benitez VMG Health March 2017 A frequently cited solution to reducing rising healthcare costs is to place patients in the lowest cost setting of care.  Accordingly, home health has become a forefront.. read more →

Call Coverage: Should independent contractors be compensated more than employed physicians?

Call Coverage: Should On-Call Independent Contractors be Compensated More Than Employed Physicians? By Bartt B. Warner, CVA Compliance Today The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986 (EMTALA) created a need for hospitals that participate in Medicare to have physicians available to provide emergent medical services to patients in the hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). Thus,.. read more →

VMG’s Healthcare M&A & Transactions Report: 2016 Trends & 2017 Expectations

VMG Health’s Healthcare M&A and Transactions Report: 2016 Trends & 2017 Expectations By John Meindl and Winston Smart AHLA Healthcare Transactions Resource Guide Healthcare 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 mega deals in.. 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

Health Value Insights 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.. read more →