Healthcare

BVR provides best-in-class healthcare value resources on risk management and cost of capital implications, specialty practice benchmarking, the effect of healthcare reform on future cash flows, and much more.  Whether you're a healthcare executive, a physician practice owner or a valuation professional, you're covered with BVR's healthcare resources.
Guides & Books

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2018 Edition

February 2018

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2018. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation, and more. This critical desktop reference keeps you ahead of your peers with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR’s editorial team. Learn more >>

BVR/AHLA Guide to Valuing Physician Compensation and Healthcare Service Arrangements, Second Edition

October 2017

This new guide challenges and deconstructs the industry’s current standard for the fair market value (FMV) of physician clinical compensation based on the exclusive use of survey data and certain percentile-based valuation methods. Itdebunks the current “survey says” paradigm and provides the foundation for a completely new standard for the FMV of physician clinical compensation. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2017 Edition

February 2017

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2017. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation including IRC Sec. 2704, DLOM, cost of capital, and more. This critical desktop reference keeps you ahead of your peers with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR’s editorial team. Learn more >>

BVR Guide to Ancillary Healthcare Services Valuation

December 2016

In the new BVR Guide to Ancillary Healthcare Services Valuation, 15 of the top U.S. healthcare valuation experts have contributed a collection of tried and true methods infused with new and innovative approaches that will challenge the future direction of healthcare valuation.  Learn more >>

Business Valuation and Healthcare Case Law Compendium

September 2016

BVR’s new Business Valuation and Healthcare Case Law Compendium features the most discussed and the most recent court cases involving business valuation disputes in the healthcare industry. Our legal analysts have crafted this one-of-a-kind resource, which breaks down the cases and the decisions to save you hours of research. Learn more >>

BVR's Guide to Physician Practice Valuation, Third Edition

August 2016

BVR's Guide to Physician Practice Valuation, Third Edition is the essential resource for understanding the complexities inherent in physician practice valuation, whether for sale to a hospital, private equity firm, or to another physician. Edited by renowned healthcare valuation thought leader Mark Dietrich, CPA/ABV, with contributions from 21 of the top healthcare valuation experts and attorneys in the profession, this new guide provides healthcare administrators, appraisers, and attorneys with current and comprehensive "how-to" guidance on valuation approaches in this evolving industry. Learn more >>

Physician Reimbursement in 2016: 4 Billable Medicare Events to Maximize Care Management Revenue and Results

June 2016

Physician Reimbursement in 2016: 4 Billable Medicare Events to Maximize Care Management Revenue and Results details the ways in which Bon Secours Medical Group (BSMG) leverages a team-based care approach, expanded care access and technology to capitalize on four Medicare billing events: transitional care management, chronic care management, Medicare annual wellness visits and advance care planning.  Learn more >>

The BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Industry Finance and Valuation, Fourth Edition

May 2016

The new edition of the BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Industry Finance and Valuation, is the premier resource for appraisers, attorneys, and healthcare administrators involved in any healthcare valuation. Edited by renowned valuation thought leader Mark Dietrich, and co-published with the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), this comprehensive guide addresses all aspects of healthcare valuation. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Yearbook 2016

February 2016

Keep up with business valuation’s most innovative approaches and techniques, new court decisions, and regulatory and professional standards updates. BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2016. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements Learn more >>

BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2016

February 2016

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2016 is essential for business appraisers and attorneys who want to stay ahead of their peers on the most important legal issues confronting business valuation. With in-depth analysis from BVR’s legal team, the lessons learned in this book help appraisers come to better and more defensible valuation conclusions. Learn more >>

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry (PDF)

December 2015

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Intelligence Network's (HIN) 12th annual business forecast, pins down the trends destined to impact the industry in the year to come and proposes tactics C-suite executives can employ to distinguish their operations in a dynamic marketplace. Learn more >>

11 Profitable Value-Based Reimbursement Models: Lessons from Early Adopters

July 2015

11 Profitable Value-Based Reimbursement Models: Lessons from Early Adopters encapsulates nearly a dozen such approaches, from Bon Secours' building of a business case for its multidisciplinary care team to the John C. Lincoln ACO's deep dive into data analytics to identify and manage the care of high-risk, high-cost 'VIP' patients to 'beat the benchmark' to WellPoint's engagement of specialists in care coordination. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

February 2015

BVR has you covered with the latest news in the business valuation profession! Get your Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 now to stay up to date with the most innovative approaches and techniques, leading conferences, new court decisions and changes in regulations and standards in the profession with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders and the BVR editorial team. Learn more >>

BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015

February 2015

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015 is essential for business valuation professionals and attorneys to stay current on the most important legal issues confronting the profession. The Yearbook covers marital disputes, breach of contract actions, damages, dissenting shareholder disputes, estate and gift tax cases, federal taxation, intellectual property cases, bankruptcy litigation, and more. Learn more >>

Guide to Value-Based Reimbursement: Profiting from Payment Bundling, PHO Shared Savings, and Pay for Performance (PDF)

September 2013

The Guide to Value-Based Reimbursement: Profiting from Payment Bundling, PHO Shared Savings, and Pay for Performance explores emerging models of episode-based payments, physician-hospital organizations and physician bonus structures. Learn more >>

Essential Guide to Physician-Hospital Organizations: 7 Key Elements for PHO Success (PDF)

May 2013

The Essential Guide to Physician-Hospital Organizations: 7 Key Elements for PHO Success describes the seven critical areas of PHO development, from defining the PHO mission to creating a data environment conducive to registry use, analytics and active patient management. The 25-page resource describes the changing payor environment and the incentives available to providers, while offering practical considerations for creating a culture of collaboration with the PHO and engaging both providers and employers in this emerging model. Learn more >>

Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment (PDF)

December 2012

With health reform initiatives driving the frantic pace of physician practice acquisitions, both hospital systems and physician practices are positioning their organizations for success in a new environment. Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment discusses the drivers of physician practice value, poses critical questions to ask and analyses to undertake for a successful acquisition, and shares lessons learned from industry peers. Learn more >>
Training

Cost of Capital in Healthcare


Excel for Valuation: Beginner to Advanced (eLearning course)

Whether you're new to the field or a veteran business valuation practitioner, there is no tool more critical than Excel.  BVR's new eLearning course, "Excel for Valuation: Beginner to Advanced," will catapult your Excel knowledge and skills so you can work as efficiently as possible with spreadsheets, formulas and functions. You can customize the course to match your skill level; start with the very basics or jump right into more complex areas. The eLearning combination of video, notes, take-away templates, quizzes, and exercises ensure you will remain thoroughly engaged for the duration of the course.  Learn more >>

International Business Valuation Standards and Ethics (eLearning course)

Valuation is a global profession, and for many that means complying with the new 2017 International Valuation Standards and Code of Ethical Principles. This comprehensive eLearning course delivers what you need to know to demonstrate global valuation competency and understand the significant changes to the standards. See practical and relevant examples by working through an actual case study that follows all of the logical steps of a valuation engagement. Hold yourself to a higher  global standard and be prepared to venture wherever your next valuation assignment takes you. Learn more >>

Monte Carlo: Applications, Examples and Best Practices for Valuation (eLearning course)

As complexity and uncertainty continue to increase, business valuation experts must up their game to master the challenges that accompany today's engagements. Rise to – and soar beyond – the occasion using Monte Carlo simulations, an indispensable method for advanced valuation scenarios. This eLearning course, "Monte Carlo: Applications, Examples and Best Practices for Valuation" distills the best instruction and content on the topic. Learn more >>

Valuing Healthcare Brands

Healthcare Valuation: Approaches to Value and Common Pitfalls

Healthcare Valuation 101

Imaging Centers: Developing a Value

Deal & Market Data

BizMiner Industry Financial Analysis Series 2.0

BizMiner Industry Financial Profiles are the best choice for extensive and cost-effective industry and geographic data. Sourced from an array of the nation’s government and private statistical sources, BizMiner covers 6,500 lines of business in thousands of US market areas. Learn more >>

First Research Profiles

First Research Industry Profiles, State Profiles, and Canadian Province Profiles provide detailed industry and economic analysis in thousands of segments. In a matter of minutes you can gain key insights into your industry or geographic area. Reports are available on a subscription or single report basis. Learn more >>
News & Research

Business Valuation Update

The Business Valuation Update (BVU), a monthly newsletter with searchable online access, includes new thinking from leading professionals, detailed reports from valuation conferences, analysis of new business valuation approaches, thorough analysis of “landmark” legal cases in key business valuation issues, regulatory and standards updates, and much more. Learn more >>

BVLaw

Attorneys and appraisers alike turn to the exclusive BVLaw collection of 3,900+ cases concerning business valuation issues including economic damages, lost profits, estate and gift tax, divorce, shareholder repression, partnership dissolution, securities litigation, and more. Learn more >>
Blog Posts

Home Hospice Companies: Top Trends and Value Drivers

Valuation experts faced with valuing a home hospice business may think it is similar to other home health service businesses, but, while there are similarities, some material differences can affect a valuation. In a recent BVR webinar, Hospice Valuation: Trends, Value Drivers and Physician Compensation, experts Darcy Devine and William Hamilton, both of Buckhead FMV, gave an overview of what exactly a home hospice business is and some of the main factors to consider when valuing these types of companies. Read more >>

Common pitfalls to avoid in healthcare valuation engagements

In BVR’s recent webinar, Healthcare Valuation: Approaches to Value and Common Pitfalls, experts Nicholas Janiga and Fred Lara (both of Healthcare Appraisers) covered the most common pitfalls to avoid when working on a healthcare valuation engagement. Watch the clip on the issues that can arise in these types of engagements. Read more >>

Healthcare valuation 101: Surgery center case study

In BVR’s recent webinar, Healthcare Valuation 101, Jim Lloyd and Kathryn Culver (both of PYA) presented a case study in which their client engaged them to value a controlling interest in a multispecialty surgery center. Keep reading for the key facts on the case and be sure to watch the webinar clip in which the presenters cover the case study in detail. Read more >>

Special situations affecting home healthcare value

Healthcare is arguably the most highly regulated industry in the country. For any healthcare valuation, appraisers should have a reasonable understanding of regulations affecting healthcare providers and nonprofit organizations and a grasp of the current changes that Congress and state legislatures may enact. Excerpted from the Guide to Ancillary Healthcare Services Valuation, here are some special considerations to take into account when valuing home healthcare businesses. Read more >>

Tips on choosing the best valuation approach when valuing home healthcare businesses

As with other industries, a unique set of variables drive the profitability and risks associated with home healthcare service lines, making it difficult to make global assumptions. Appraisers need to develop an understanding of each home healthcare service line and how they interact if the subject business operates in two service lines or more. Appraisers also need to choose the best valuation approach for the unique service line they are valuing. Here are a few tips on each of the approaches. Read more >>

Survey says? Alternative approach to the fair market value of physician compensation

For well over a decade, the use of physician compensation surveys has been the predominant paradigm for establishing the fair market value of physician compensation. In two recent BVR webinars on the fair market value of physician compensation, healthcare valuation experts Mark Dietrich and Timothy Smith refute conventional wisdom regarding the compensation hospitals pay to employ physicians and offer an alternative approach to determine fair market value. Read more >>

Latest AHLA guide discusses fairness opinions, M&A, and goodwill

The AHLA Transactions Resource Guide is a free collection of articles from leading healthcare experts that discuss significant transaction issues in the healthcare industry. Some of the authors are with Duff & Phelps, VMG Health, Wipfli, and others. Read more >>