COVID-19’s Impact on Imaging Operations and Valuations

COVID-19’s Impact on Imaging Operations and Valuations

The defensive measures that the federal and local governments have taken to combat the rapid progression of the Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) in the United States has had a significant impact on diagnostic imaging centers (“Imaging Centers”), along with every sub-sector within the healthcare industry. This article shares VMG Health’s outlook on both short and long-term… Read More

Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model – Valuation & Transaction Considerations

Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model – Valuation & Transaction Considerations

APM Overview CMS introduced the Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model (“APM”) on July 10, 2019 with public commentary ending September 16, 2019. Medicare may publish the final rule at any time and implement it shortly thereafter. Please note, this article is intended to analyze the proposal, but significant modifications in the methodology or exemptions may… Read More

Urgent Care Center Valuations in Turbulent Markets

Urgent Care Center Valuations in Turbulent Markets (COVID-19)

In light of the recent COVID-19 disruptions, clients across the nation have been wondering how the valuation of their business may be impacted, including urgent care centers.  Since the pandemic began attracting national headlines, we have observed (i) lower stock market prices, (ii) increased public company price volatility, (iii) interest rate shocks to the corporate… Read More

ASCs in 2019: A Year in Review

Written by Jack Hawkins and Colin Park, CPA/ABV, ASA 2019 was another busy year for the healthcare industry full of large-scale transactions aimed at gaining greater vertical and horizontal integration. While the healthcare market as a whole saw mega-mergers in 2019, such as CVS-Aetna and Dignity-CHI, there were no large-scale transactions within the Ambulatory Surgery… Read More

Alignment Opportunities with Independent Physicians Due to COVID-19

Alignment Opportunities with Independent Physicians Due to COVID-19

Written by Colin McDermott, Kevin McDonough  and Troy Castle The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (“COVID-19”) has gripped the planet in what the World Health Organization has officially declared a pandemic. In the United States, small local businesses as well as massive national corporations in a multitude of industries have been forced to enact blanket… Read More

Telehealth Value Surge in Battling COVID-19

Telehealth Value Surge in Battling COVID-19

Written by: Ben Ulrich, Mary Fan and Jonathan Geers In these unprecedented times when public arenas are being converted to makeshift hospitals and nonessential medical procedures are being cancelled, telehealth has offered a beacon of light for both healthcare providers and patients alike. It has become an indispensable tool creating much needed access points to… Read More

COVID-19 & the Healthcare Real Estate Market: Short-Term Leasing Arrangements & Rent Restructuring

COVID-19 and the Healthcare Real Estate Market: Short-Term Leasing Arrangements and Rent Restructuring

COVID-19 and the Healthcare Real Estate Market: Immediate Reaction On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.  Over the ensuing weeks, local, state, and national governments have enacted a variety of policies focused on reducing the spread of the disease and the short-term impact on the healthcare system. The… Read More