Determining the Right Standard of Valuation for Your Business.
By Hunter M. Outcalt, CPA and John J. Hakanson
The signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in March 2010 brought about a tremendous amount of uncertainty regarding reimbursement in the healthcare industry. Many physician practices, which are often run similarly to other types of small businesses, are not equipped to handle stiff reimbursement pressure. This has created an environment of significant consolidation and acquisition activity for healthcare providers across the country.
In valuation, it is first necessary to determine…