Jonathan Helm, CVA

Managing Director
Compensation Arrangements

Jonathan Helm is a Managing Director in the Compensation Division at VMG Health and is based in the Dallas office. He specializes in the valuation of complex contractual arrangements with a focus in provider compensation and management agreements.

His experience includes valuations related to administrative and management agreements, call and clinical coverage, medical directorships, clinical co-management, billing/collection, and ancillary services agreements (laboratory, radiation oncology, and imaging). Clients include for-profit and not-for-profit health systems, publicly owned and privately held healthcare operators, and private equity firms.

Helm also has experience providing valuation services for transactional and financial reporting purposes. Business entities valued include acute-care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, diagnostic imaging centers, single and multi-specialty physician practices, and cancer treatment centers, among others.

Helm serves as a contributor to VMG Health’s FMV Tools™ which allows users to quickly establish compensation levels for employed and independent contractor physicians in various roles based on systematic and unbiased guidelines.

Helm holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Consulting from Southern Methodist University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is designated as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

Sector Experience

Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Behavioral Health
Hospital-Based Medicine
Imaging & Radiology
Physician Practices
Risk-Bearing Organizations & Health Plans
Pharmacy & Retail Medicine
Post Acute Care
Urgent Care & Freestanding EDs

Areas of Expertise

Fair Market Value Opinions
Physician Compensation
Management & Administration Agreements
Physician Compensation Design

  •  Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Webinar: “Key Valuation Issues for Healthcare Leadership” – McGuireWoods’ Healthcare Litigation Practice Group
  • Panel Discussion: “Business and Transactions, Tax and Accounting and Physician Issues” – American Bar Association 14th Annual EMI Conference
  • Panel Discussion: “Sunshine Laws Update and Planning for 2013” – McGuire Woods 4th Annual Medical Device and Life Sciences Conference
  • Presentation: “Valuation Overview of Physician Practice Acquisitions and Post-Transaction Compensation” – Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting
  • Presentation: “Valuation Primer – Physician Practice Acquisitions & Physician Service Agreements” – Third Annual Health Law Symposium – Indiana State Bar Association Health Law Sectio
  • Presentation: “Monetary Decisions in Radiology Practice: Valuing Your Practice and Assessing Future Financial Trends” – RSNA 2011
  • Presentation: “Valuing Physician Practices for Acquisitions: Assessing Acquisition Price & Compensation” – Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting