Jun 25

Laundry list of merger issues

As predicted, more and more physician practices are exploring the merger option. Many have found a merger is a very viable strategic option for moving a practice in to the future. However, to be successful, a merger must be done right. Here is another laundry list of merger issues to consider if you are ever involved in merger discussions:

·         How will call be distributed

·         Treatment of part time physicians

·         Equalization of benefits

·         Treatment of nonphysician providers

·         Compensation for administrative duties

·         Distribution of ancillary income

·         Treatment of overhead

·         Treatment of owners vs. employed physicians

·         Inclusion of non-productivity incentives

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

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