Jim Hills, CPA/ABV

Partner

Office: Chicago

Phone: (847) 756-6150

Fax: (877) 443-2525

Email: jhills@hcfmv.com

Jim Hills is a Partner in the Chicago office.

Hills’ practice focuses on fair market valuation analysis of healthcare provider compensation relationships, with a concentration in physician employment and professional services arrangements.  Other practice areas include medical director/thought leader compensation, hospital-based specialty collections guarantees and subsidies, compensated call coverage services, service and management agreements, litigation support, as well as retrospective analyses in response to investigative demands or internal compliance reviews related to potential self-disclosure.

Hills has over 33 years of corporate finance, operations, business development and public accounting experience, with more than 28 years of experience in the healthcare sector.  Prior to joining HealthCare Appraisers, he served in various capacities, including Director of Finance & Administration for a privately held, real estate developer; Vice President of Finance & Administration for a privately held, home-health provider; Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Development for a privately held, national neuro-musculoskeletal physician management company; Director of Mergers and Acquisition for a publicly traded, physician practice management company; and Manager for a national public accounting firm. Hills’ broad business experience includes structuring, negotiating and financing acquisition transactions, acquisition due diligence, business development, treasury management, risk management, initial public offerings, bank financing, financial reporting, contract negotiation, accounting, finance, human resources and operations.

Hills received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida.  He is a certified public accountant (CPA)* and is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) certification from the AICPA.

PRACTICE AREA

  • Compensation Valuation

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

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EDUCATION

  • University of Florida, Fisher School of Accounting, Gainesville, FL, Bachelor of Accountancy

CREDENTIALS

  • Certified Public Accountant – licensed in Illinois
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (IAHA)

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Kennedy Homes, Deerfield Beach, FL, Director of Finance and Administration
  • OMNI Home Care, Inc., Coral Springs, FL, Vice President of Finance and Administration
  • OMNA Medical Partners, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Development (formerly a neuro-musculoskeletal physician management company)
  • InPhyNet Medical Management, Inc., Plantation, FL, Director of Mergers and Acquisition (formerly a publicly traded physician practice management company)
  • Ernst & Young, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Audit Manager

Recent Insights

2022 Outlook: Physician Practice Industry

Authors: David Y. Lo, CFA, ASA and Nicholas J. Janiga, ASA Download the PDF  1. OVERVIEW OF THE PHYSICIAN PRACTICE INDUSTRY With slightly over one million active physicians in the United States, IHS Markit Ltd. projects a total physician shortage between 54,100 and...

HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. Announces New Partner

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 12, 2022 – HealthCare Appraisers, Inc., a premier, national healthcare valuation and advisory firm, named Jared A. Davis, MBA, as a new partner in the organization. “On behalf of HealthCare Appraisers, we congratulate Jared and welcome him to...

The Regulatory Implication of Employee On-Site Healthcare

Author: C.J. Laird, MEd Download the PDFIt is becoming increasingly common for employers across a broad spectrum of industries to offer onsite access to healthcare as an employment benefit, often as a supplement and/or complement to employer-subsidized health...

Upcoming Events

Mar 15-16 | Pennsylvania Bar Institute Health Law Institute 2022

HealthCare Appraisers is a proud Silver Sponsor of the conference. Date: Tuesday, March 15 - Wednesday, March 16, 2022 The PBA requires that everyone, including speakers and attendees, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend live CLE events. In addition,...