M&A Spotlight July 2014: Healthcare Integration Insights

M&A Spotlight July 2014: Healthcare Integration I...

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is expected to spur M&A in the U.S. healthcare sector in the coming years. In fact, a recent KPMG survey of 1,000 M&A executives indicated that healthcare is expected to be the second most acquisitive industry this year. Healthcare executives cited the industry’s response to the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), consolidation of their core businesses and response to competition as the most important drivers of acquisitions. A well thought out integration plan is necessary when completing a healthcare acquisition.

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Read our latest M&A spotlight to understand the key factors of a sound healthcare integration plan including:

  • Achieving synergy and goals for the overall acquisition
  • Negotiating a stronger position with payors and suppliers
  • Managing risks and any developing issues
  • Creating and executing mitigation plans

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