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How to Value Physician Practices

 How to Value Physician Practices
CPE Credit

Program Type: VideoCast (Audio,Video, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Three (3) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 15PHCFTL08A
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $140.00
Program Description

One of the most controversial topics in healthcare valuation is how to appraise physician practices. Frequently, the value indications from the Market, Asset-Based, and Incomes approaches are widely divergent, especially with regard to the value of intangible assets. To explore the issues at an advanced level, some of the main players in the profession have come together to exchange ideas and debate the issues in a lively and collegial discussion format.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- List the critical issues in valuing physician practices
- Estimate the impact of post-transaction compensation and the premise of value in the appraisal of practices
- Identify the weaknesses and strengths in each approach to value and their impact on the determination of FMV
- Assess the key considerations in reconciling values

Who Should Attend

CEOs, CFOs, attorneys, accountants, and other practitioners who are involved with financial arrangements between referral sources, including financial arrangements between referring physicians, hospitals, and other medical providers


Chris Carnahan, CPA, CVA
Mr. Chris Carnahan has over 21 years of experience in healthcare and finance. He has held executive level positions in healthcare, technology, and manufacturing. Mr. Carnahan is the founder of Carnahan Group, Inc., and he is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, and financial matters of the firm.

Mr. Carnahan has been involved with over 150 medical staff demand analyses for not-for-profit and for-profit entities, including modeling demand and supply analysis for healthcare services within diverse communities. During his career, Mr. Carnahan has been involved in over 1,000 healthcare transactions. Mr. Carnahan has presented numerous times to some of the largest healthcare systems in the world on the topics of community health needs assessments, medical staff demand analyses, valuations, and healthcare strategy. He is also an instructor for the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) in the area of healthcare valuations. In 2010, Mr. Carnahan received the Certificate of Achievement for an Instructor of Great Distinction by NACVA.

Mr. Carnahan is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Florida, a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), accredited in Business Valuations (ABV), and certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), and a section member of the AICPA’s Valuation and Forensic Services. Mr. Carnahan has published articles on physician acquisitions, and he has testified as an expert witness in healthcare matters before the 10th and 19th Circuit Courts of Florida and before the American Arbitration Association.