The Healthcare industry is impacted by a variety of rules and regulations which often require that the price or consideration included in a transaction be consistent with Fair Market Value (“FMV”). Examples of these regulations include the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statue or Internal Revenue Service rules governing tax exempt organizations.
Acting as an independent third party, VMG performs hundreds of FMV business valuation opinions each year in support of healthcare transactions to ensure regulatory compliance, assist clients without experience in valuation or to provide both parties comfort that the consideration included in a transaction is consistent with market levels. VMG has performed FMV business valuations for entities ranging from small, solo-physician practices to large, multi-facility health systems.
VMG has worked throughout the United States and internationally for clients including investor-owned and non-profit hospital systems, academic medical centers, internal/outside counsel, management companies and physician organizations. Types of transactions that VMG provides FMV opinions for include, but are not limited to, the following: