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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 and commercial reasonableness analyses of healthcare provider compensation arrangements, with a concentration in provider 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. In addition, Hills is at the forefront of the firm’s ongoing expansion of its innovative, web-based Automated FMV Solutions™.

Mr. Hills has more than 35 years of corporate finance, operations, business development and public accounting experience, almost exclusively 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 licensed CPA (IL), holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) certification from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and is a member of the Illinois CPA Society.

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)
  • American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals (AAPCP)
  • Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

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

2024 Outlook: Diagnostic Imaging Centers and Radiology Practices

Author: Daniel I. Levin, CFA, ASA and Nicholas J. Janiga, ASA Download the PDFHealthCare Appraisers has recently observed interest from a wide range of clients on various radiology transactions, including joint venture formation, hospital outpatient department...

2024 Industry Outlook: ENT, Allergy, and Asthma Practices

Author: Matthew J. Muller, ASA and Nicholas J. Janiga, ASA Download the PDFOtolaryngology (“ENT”), allergy, and asthma (“ENTA&A”) related medical practices have been enjoying a robust period of investor interest as private-equity backed physician-practice...

Navigating Healthcare Transactions: Lessons from a Case Study

Author: Nicholas J. Janiga, ASA, Daniel I. Levin, CFA, ASA and Robert J. Van Dusen, MSAQF Download the PDF BACKGROUND AND DESCRIPTION OF HIGHLIGHTED CASE In 2013, a health system (the “Health System”) initiated discussions with an ambulatory surgery center (“Center”)...

Upcoming Events

Apr 14-17 | HCCA 28th Annual Compliance Institute

April 14-17, 2024 | Nashville, TN HealthCare Appraisers attendees include Managing Partner, Daryl P. Johnson, MAcc, CVA, Manager, Jake Bitting and Manager, Rebecca J. Langford. We will be exhibiting at booth #626. Daryl P. Johnson, MAcc, CVA will be co-presenting...

Apr 15-17 | AHLA Heath Care Transactions

April 15-17, 2024 | Nashville, TN HealthCare Appraisers is proud to serve as a Gold sponsor. Partner, Jamie McIntyre, JD, Director, Chris Vaughan, MBA, ABV and Manager, Jordan A. Zoeller, MAcc, CFA, ASA will be attending; stop by and visit with our team at our booth!...

May 5-7 | ATA Nexus 2024

May 5-6, 2024 | Phoenix, AZ HealthCare Appraisers attendees include Director, Hunter A. Wolfel and Director, Andrew L. Worthington. About the Program Dive into the future of virtual care with ATA Nexus 2024: Virtual Nursing Workshop: Interactive, strategy-boosting...