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Hospital Earnings Supported by Fewer Uninsured Patients

Hospital Earnings Supported by Fewer Uninsured Patients

The Persistence of Recent Payer Mix Shifts Have Resulting Valuation Implications

According to the latest U.S. Census data, the percentage of the U.S. population without health insurance is at record lows. During the past two years, Congress passed emergency measures to improve access to public…

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Hospital Expense Statistics Illustrate Significant Labor Pressures

Hospital Expense Statistics Illustrate Significant Labor Pressures

What This Means for Fair Market Value Considerations Moving Forward

In most communities, hospital systems are still dealing with the effects of the pandemic on hospital staff and communities as a whole. According to Kaufman Hall’s August 2022 Flash Report (which reflects July data), hospital…

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Texas Rural Health Care Report 2022

Texas Rural Health Care Report 2022

Hospitals | Rural Health Clinics | Physicians

A resource for the rural health care industry in Texas, containing current research and benchmark data related to finance, operations, compensation, and valuation.

How does your practice stack up financially compared to others in Texas?

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The Future of US Health Care Profits

The Future of US Health Care Profits

Key Assumptions and Valuation Impact for Providers

In The future of US healthcare: What’s next for the industry post-COVID-19, published by McKinsey & Company on July 19, 2022, the authors analyze and predict the financial performance for five large segments within the health care industry…

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Expanding Supply of Urgent Care Centers Create FMV Considerations

Expanding Supply of Urgent Care Centers Create FMV Considerations

Accelerated Facility Count Growth Illustrates Relative Low Barriers to Entry

Urgent care operators (especially those well capitalized by private equity funds) have invested a record amount of capital to open new (de novo) sites in 2022. This influx of new supply represents the industry’s…

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Combine, Coordinate, Collect: Synergy Through Concurrent Assessments

Combine, Coordinate, Collect: Synergy Through Concurrent Assessments

Part 1: HIPAA and PCI

Many organizations are subject to multiple compliance regulations or internal control requirements. Depending on the industry, some of the most widely applied are Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996…

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Contract Labor Cost Increases Potentially Leading to Valuation Revisions

Increased Contract Labor Costs May Lead to Valuation Revisions

Assessing the Durability and Longevity of Contract Labor Cost Increases

The pandemic has placed enormous strain on the nation’s health care workforce. Labor costs account for more than half of the typical hospital’s total expenses. Even a slight increase in labor costs can have a significant…

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