Physician Practice Transaction Multiples

The trend in physician practice acquisitions continues. Hospitals and health systems continue to acquire physician practices to expand their networks and create integrated healthcare delivery systems. Private equity firms see potential in consolidating practices, achieving economies of scale, and optimizing operational efficiency. Private equity involvement can bring capital investment, management expertise, and resources to support […]

New Physician Compensation Trends

Physicians are facing various challenges, such as reimbursement pressures, longer hours, inflation, and high rates of work-related burnout. Medicare physician payment has seen a decline after two decades of flat payments and adjusted for inflation, and it has decreased by 22% from 2001 to 2021. These challenges are causing many medical professionals to reconsider their […]

FMV Of De Novo ASC Shares

The fair market value (FMV) of shares in a start-up ASC is almost always valued based on an asset approach. The cost approach to business valuation is a method used to determine the value of a business based on the cost required to recreate or replace its assets. This approach assumes that the value of […]

FMV of HCPs

Before you estimate the FMV compensation for a health care professional (HCP) who provides speaking, advisory or consulting services, its highly advisable to first rank each individual HCP into a particular tier. Not every HCP is going to qualify as a key opinion leader…

“ChatFMV” – Market Value of Patient Data

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is rapidly evolving and the demand for data is growing stronger.  Life science companies are using AI to develop and improve products. Hospitals and insurers are using patient data for standards/baseline metrics for value-based arrangements and reimbursements.  Data drives AI, and the more data the better.  I […]

FMV Compliance Risk in Clinical Trials

Life Sciences companies will often contract with physician practices, outpatient clinics and medical centers to help carry out the protocols of their clinical trials.  In many cases, an FMV assessment is highly recommended especially if the providers refer the products of the company…

Provider Shortages & Incentive Bonuses

There’s no shortage of articles on the physician shortage in the US…pun intended.

For example, a recent report released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) declared that the U.S. faces a projected shortage of between 37,800 and 124,000 physicians within 12 years…