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Market Value Should be “Defendable,” Not “Fair,” Experts Say

June 10, 2019 CenterWatch Weekly

By: Brandon May | Featuring Andrea Ferrari, JD, MPH, Partner - HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. | May 27, 2019

Published in CenterWatch Weekly

Establishing a fair market value for a clinical trial that both sponsors and sites can agree on often is easier said than done. There is little or no consensus on the “fair” price to be paid for clinical [...]


The Role of Valuation Firms in the Self-Disclosure Process

Author: Barbara Landy, MBA, MHS, FACHE | Published: 04/17/2019

Occasionally, healthcare entities may have the need to perform a review of their compensation arrangements with healthcare providers, which may surface compliance concerns about such arrangements.  Healthcare entities facing possible self-disclosure of violations under various [...]


Special Fair Market Value (FMV) Considerations for International Physicians

April 02, 2019 Erica Jacobovits, JD

Author: Erica Jacobovits, JD | Published: 04/02/2019

It is a well-documented threat that the United States is currently facing a shortage of physicians, a trend which is expected to exacerbate in the near future.  According to one study conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the U.S. will face a shortage of as many as [...]


Compensating Residents and Fellows for On-Call Coverage:  How to Avoid Potential FMV Pitfalls

March 19, 2019 Keith Stenhouse, MHA

Author: Keith Stenhouse, MHA | Published: 03/19/2019

Within the national healthcare marketplace, there continues to be a looming physician shortage[1] which threatens patient access to care, and leaves hospitals to grapple with obstacles in meeting emergency department call panel requirements.  There is a growing trend to utilize physicians [...]


Excise Tax on Executive Compensation and How Much You End up Paying

Fred M. Lara, CFA, ASA, CVA | Published: 02/26/2019

2018 was the first tax year during which the new excise tax must be paid on compensation over $1,000,000 for any covered employees of 501(c)(3) organizations.  A covered employee is “any active or former employee who is one of the [...]


Understanding Reasonable Executive Compensation for Nonprofit Organizations

Fred M. Lara, CFA, ASA, CVA | Published: 02/26/2019
Organizations that qualify as public charities under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) are eligible to become exempt from federal corporate income taxes and, subsequently, similar state and local taxes.  As it pertains to a [...]