Business Valuation Resources and the American Health Lawyers Association co-publish Guide to Healthcare Valuation, Third Edition

Business Valuation Resources (BVR) and the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) are pleased to announce The AHLA/BVR Guide to Healthcare Valuation, Third Edition, edited by renowned healthcare valuation thought leader, Mark Dietrich, CPA/ABV.

"Understanding the complex relationships, changing legislation, especially the Healthcare Reform Act, and other influencing factors as they relate to healthcare practices and facilities is essential," said Lucretia Lyons, President of BVR said. "This Guide is a key resource for appraisers, healthcare executives, physician practice owners, and attorneys practicing in this area."

The AHLA/BVR Guide to Healthcare Valuation, Third Edition has been updated and reorganized into major knowledge segments with 12 new chapters. Exclusive new chapters include groundbreaking coverage of employment compensation and valuation not published elsewhere. Dietrich and other top healthcare appraisal experts including Tim Smith, Greg Anderson, Todd Sorensen, Carol Carden, and James Pinna provide the latest insight covering:

-- Applying the appropriate valuation methods for physician practices

-- Assessing intangible value in a physician practice acquisition

-- Valuation solutions for special situations with medical practices such as buy-ins, buy-outs, mergers, divorce and more

-- Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law

-- The healthcare economy and national health expenditures projections

-- And a valuation model for the formation of accountable care organizations

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About Mark O. Dietrich, CPA/ABV

Mark O. Dietrich, CPA/ABV, is editor, technical editor, and contributing author to the BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Valuation 3rd Edition (2012), editor and principal author of BVR's Guide to Physician Practice Valuation (2nd Edition, 2012), and co-author with Gregory Anderson, CPA, CVA, of The Financial Professional's Guide to Healthcare Reform published by John Wiley & Sons in 2012. Mark is also author of the Medical Practice Valuation Guidebook and co-author of PPC's Guide to Healthcare Consulting, along with more than 100 articles on valuation, taxation, managed care, and the healthcare regulatory environment. Mark's career experience includes serving as partner-in-charge of the annual audit of an 80 physician tax-exempt faculty group practice, representation of tax-exempt and taxable entities in Internal Revenue Service field audits, participation in the development of a 250-physician independent network and negotiation of its managed care and Medicare Advantage contracts, and more than 200 valuation engagements in the healthcare industry.

A regular speaker at national conferences on healthcare valuation and other topics, Mark also lectured in the United Kingdom during 2009 and 2011 on managed care, healthcare valuation, and valuation of medical practices to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and lectured in Scotland in 2012. He is a member of the editorial board of Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert and the AICPA's National Healthcare Industry Conference Committee and will chair that conference in 2012. Mark has also served on the AICPA's ABV Credential Committee and ABV Exam Review Course Task Force.