3 Major Themes from Public Healthcare Firms during COVID-19 – Part 3: Mergers & Acquisitions

Contributors: Anthony Metke and Spencer Coronado VMG Health has completed its review of healthcare Q2 earnings season, which was one of the most unpredictable quarters for providers and payors to-date. Given that the pandemic impacted the entirety of the second quarter, insights and experiences from the provider sector are particularly interesting. In this three-part series,… Read More

340B Program & Oncology: What You Need to Know

340B Program, Oncology Practices and oncology consolidation

Written by Ashley Dyke & Jordan Tussy The future of the 340B Program remains up in the air as policy makers continue to scrutinize its reimbursement model, citing a potential contribution to rising drug costs and a shift in site-of-service for cancer treatment.8,20 Will the uncertainty of 340B disincentivize hospital consolidation of oncology practices? Is… Read More

Changes are Coming: Considerations for Physician Compensation Under the Proposed 2021 CMS Physician Fee Schedule

Physician Compensation 2021 CMS Physician Fee Schedule, CMS Fee Schedule

With significant changes to relative value unit (“RVU”) values proposed to take effect in 2021, the time for hospitals and health systems to prepare for action is now. Proposed CMS Physician Fee Schedule Changes In August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released proposed changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule that will… Read More