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Shifting Paradigms? The Potential Impact of MACRA On What Constitutes Fair Market Value and Commercial Reasonableness in Physician Transactions

September 20, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers

On November 4, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its “final rule with comment period” implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).1 This highly-anticipated final rule set forth new details, conditions, and timelines for the physician payment changes that will follow from MACRA, which [...]

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The Importance of Appraisal Review in the Transaction Process

August 30, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers

An often overlooked or disregarded aspect of the appraisal process is appraisal review.  The American Society of Appraisers, which awards the Accredited Senior Appraiser (“ASA”) designation for disciplines such as Business Valuation and Machinery and Technical Specialties, holds those with the ASA designation to a certain set of professional [...]

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6 Reasons to Hire an Expert to Value Diagnostic Imaging Centers

August 22, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers

The business model of a typical diagnostic imaging center is designed to offer a comprehensive array of noninvasive imaging studies to determine a representation of internal anatomy and functions.  A center may offer the imaging services of a single modality, such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), or offer a comprehensive suite of multiple [...]

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FMVantage Point:New York Times Highlights Challenges for Hospital Based Service Lines

August 10, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers

Consolidation in the market for hospital-based physician practices has been making the headlines in relation to the efforts hospitals have undertaken to improve patient satisfaction.  A recent article published by the New York Times details the prevalence of out-of-network billing among national physician staffing organizations that employ [...]

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Reasons to Hire a Credentialed & Experienced Healthcare FF&E Appraiser

August 10, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers
There are many companies that offer Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment (“FF&E”) appraisal services.  When deciding which company to  engage for FF&E appraisal needs, several important aspects should be considered, including an appraiser’s independence, experience (both in equipment appraisal and specific healthcare equipment), and ethics. 

It is [...]

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Benefits of HealthCare Appraisers' Physician Employment Calculator

July 27, 2017 HealthCare Appraisers

For the past many years, HealthCare Appraisers has seen a steady rise in hospital-physician employment arrangements. Whether the result of the desire of hospitals and health care systems to expand their affiliated physician networks and delivery models, declining reimbursement rates and the need to gain bargaining power with commercial payors, [...]

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