Now Trending in Behavioral Health: Integration Strategy, Regulatory Compliance, & Transactions

At the American Health Law Association’s 2021 Annual Meeting, held in June, VMG Health Managing Director Clinton Flume, presented trends within the behavioral health industry, along with co-presenter Jenna Gunville of the law firm Polsinelli. The excerpt highlights Mr. Flume’s observations of the continued consolidation within the behavioral health industry. Can you talk about the… Read More

Behavioral Health Joint Ventures: Recent Activity & Key Considerations

Behavioral health has been of one of the most active sectors in the healthcare transaction marketplace in recent years. Driven by plentiful investment capital, regulatory changes, the opioid crisis, public recognition of the need for mental healthcare and broader coverage from payors, the industry has seen numerous companies pursue consolidation strategies. A common trend that… Read More

Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building? Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations – Part 4: Conclusion and Additional Resources

Written by Victor McConnell, MAI, ASA, CRE, Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS, and Grace McWatters *This is Part 4 in VMG’s series on transaction structuring considerations for new developments.  The other parts in this series can be found here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. This four-part series has provided an overview of the unique considerations… Read More

Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building? Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations – Part 3: Build-to-Suits and Capital Markets

By Victor McConnell, MAI, ASA, CRE, Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS, and Grace McWatters *This is Part 3 in VMG’s series on transaction structuring considerations for new developments.  The other parts in this series can be found here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 4. Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building?  Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations Are… Read More

Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building? Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations – PART 2: Credit Ratings and BTS Healthcare Assets

By Victor McConnell, MAI, ASA, CRE, Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS, and Grace McWatters *This is Part 2 in VMG’s series on transaction structuring considerations for new developments.  The other parts in this series can be found here: Part 1, Part 3, Part 4. Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building?  Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations Are… Read More

Built-to-Suit: Constructing a New Building? Transaction Structuring, FMV, and Compliance Considerations

By Victor McConnell, MAI, ASA, CRE, Frank Fehribach, MAI, MRICS, and Grace McWatters *This is Part 1 in VMG’s series on transaction structuring considerations for new developments.  The other parts in this series can be found here: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. Are you constructing a new building, on or off of a hospital… Read More

Survey Says: The Time to Evaluate Your Market-Based Physician Compensation Plan Designs Is Now

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting compensation and productivity levels in 2020, significant changes to wRVU values in the 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule, and the continued industry move from volume to value-based reimbursement and compensation models, VMG previously recommended a cautioned approach to compensation surveys in 2021, 2022 and potentially beyond. While it is still… Read More

Location, Location, Location: Premium Sites and Healthcare Real Estate

Written by Kristin M. Herrmann, MAI and Victor H. McConnell, MAI, ASA, CRE The late Lord Harold Samuel, founder of the UK property company Land Securities, has been credited with coining the expression: “There are three things you need in property, these are: location, location, and location.” [1] While what makes for a “good” location… Read More