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Important Provider Compensation Topics in 2022

To begin a dialogue on important topics in physician compensation and fair market value, PYA surveyed more than 30 physician compensation experts to understand the collective thoughts on issues impacting these topics in 2022. These issues range from compensation for advance practice practitioners to value-based compensation. Please join PYA Senior Manager Katie Taylor as she discusses key physician compensation issues in 2022 ...

New valuation credential planned for healthcare compensation

During a recent BVR webinar, Tim Smith (TS Healthcare Consulting LLC) told the audience that a new credential is in the works for valuing the compensation of healthcare providers (physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners).

The New Stark FMV is a Game-Changer: Foundational Concepts and Valuation Methodology

This two-part BVR webinar series provides a critical and in-depth assessment of the new definitions of fair market value under the regulations for the federal physician self-referral law commonly known as “Stark.” Many in the healthcare valuation industry have viewed the updated definitions, along with new commentary from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as promoting “business as usual” for healthcare valuation practice. Timothy Smith, however, begs to differ. Smith was a major ...

Preorders open for unique guide to FMV under the new Stark regs

No other work can compare to a new guide to the new definitions of fair market value (FMV) under the recently updated regulations for the federal physician self-referral law—the Stark law.

Is the IRS Job Aid on reasonable comp still relevant?

Released in 2014, the “Reasonable Compensation Job Aid for IRS Valuation Professionals” is an internal IRS document designed to help review compensation reported on federal tax returns.

Date change for webinar on new Stark FMV regs

Part 1 of a two-part BVR webinar series on the new Stark FMV regs, originally scheduled for June 28, will be held on July 26.

The Dental Valuation Revolution

The valuation landscape for dental practices is changing rapidly. Private equity funds and dental service organizations have entered the industry in force. Experts Matthew Howard and Kam McQuay will engage in discussions around what is the definition of “any given buyer” for practices and how to include this relevant buyer in your valuations. They will also discuss industry-specific considerations for valuations concerning the officer compensation adjustment and typical and some not-so-typical income statement and balance ...

A Lesson in Healthcare Supply and Demand—and Market Power, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part article that follows up on the author’s landmark research on the fair market value of physician compensation. The issue of insurance market structure and the related impact on the negotiating of provider contracts was addressed in Part 1 of this article. Physician distribution and the impact of local payment rates that determine compensation is addressed in Part 2.

A Lesson in Healthcare Supply and Demand—and Market Power, Part 1

This is a follow-up to the author’s landmark research on the fair market value of physician compensation. The issue of insurance market structure and the related impact on the negotiating of provider contracts is addressed in Part 1 of this article. Physician distribution and the impact of local payment rates that determine compensation is addressed in Part 2.

New case affirms treatment of goodwill in Indiana divorces

In Indiana, enterprise goodwill is includable in the marital estate, but personal goodwill is not (see BVR’s Charting Goodwill map).

Dispelling the ‘hired gun’ perception of testifying experts

A question often comes up: “How can two qualified and experienced business valuation experts analyze the same company and come up with widely disparate values?”

New Case Points Up Opportunity for Buy-Sell Valuations

A recent court case illustrates that many buy-sell agreements do not adequately address the issue of valuation when an owner exits the firm. This represents an opportunity for valuation experts to review clients’ buy-sell agreements to identify potential problems, which could mean recurring business for the practice.

Healthcare Valuations: A Check Up

Since March 2020, the United States healthcare industry has faced great adversity. COVID-19 has impacted the way hospitals pay their physicians forever. Join Kathryn Taylor and Justin Conant for your annual Healthcare Valuation Checkup. Get up to speed on the current environment surrounding physician compensation and review the top 10 issues potentially impacting physician compensation in 2022. Learn critical topics such as the group practice exception, advanced practice provider supervision and personally performed work, value-based ...

Cain v Cain

The Nebraska District Court in this case accepted the value of the wife’s expert testimony at trial as to the value of the husband’s 50% interest in his business. Both appraisers included DLOMs in determining value, and both appraisers utilized appropriate valuation methodologies. The difference in the two valuations is a matter of the difference in professional judgment.

The Nebraska District Court’s Determination of the Value of a Husband’s Business Is Affirmed—Appraisers Used Acceptable Valuation Methodology

The Nebraska District Court in this case accepted the value of the wife’s expert testimony at trial as to the value of the husband’s 50% interest in his business. Both appraisers included DLOMs in determining value, and both appraisers utilized appropriate valuation methodologies. The difference in the two valuations is a matter of the difference in professional judgment.

New case points up valuation perils in buy-sell agreements

From a valuation standpoint, the lack of a buy-sell agreement—or one with a valuation provision that’s poorly drafted—can result in costly litigation and a painful falling out between business partners and/or family members.

Imaging centers: If you’ve seen one, you haven’t seen them all

If you value the local hardware store, the next one you value is likely to look pretty much the same.

Business Valuation Case Law Yearbook, 2022 Edition

January 2022 PDF, Softcover (177 pages)

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Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The legal coverage and in-depth analysis from the BVR legal team deliver lessons learned to help appraisers reach better and more defensible valuation conclusions. All the cases featured in this book impart important lessons about applicable legal principles, approved and discredited valuation methodology, and the act (and art) of presenting expert opinions. This must-have collection benefits both the generalist as well as the specialist.

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Physician Distribution, Mobility, Fair Market Value, and Compensation Surveys: An Update

This article updates the author’s peer-reviewed research on the geographic distribution of physicians in the United States, including some key commentary from CMS about the use of surveys for Stark fair market value.

BV News and Trends December 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

‘Survey Says’ for FMV of Physician Compensation Is on Its Last Legs

The use of compensation surveys to determine the fair market value of physician compensation is seriously flawed, a position well-known expert Mark Dietrich has long maintained. Plus, recent government regulations confirm his position. He offers an alternate methodology.

Recap of the VSCPA Forensic and Valuation Virtual Conference

Topics at the Virginia CPAs’ event included COVID-19, the use of statistics for lost profits, key federal tax cases, personal goodwill, forensics, reasonable compensation, and cybercrime.

Economy, Cannabis, Physician Pay, SPACs, and Expert Testimony Among the Hot Topics at the NJCPA BV Conference

Key takeaways from the 2021 New Jersey CPA Society’s Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference are included.

Dietrich updates landmark research on physician compensation

The December issue of Business Valuation Update includes an article by Mark Dietrich that updates his important research on the geographic distribution of physicians in the United States.

IRS sending agents to NACVA’s BV training

The IRS is sending 79 agents to business valuation training provided by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), according to former IRS manager Michael Gregory (Michael Gregory Consulting LLC).

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