Five questions to ask before considering a merger

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If you haven’t thought through these five things, you are not ready to merge.

Financial pressure and increasing regulatory requirements have many practices looking at merging with another organization for a variety of reasons. But there are five key questions that every practice needs to consider before a merger, according to Aimee Greeter, MPH, FACHE, senior vice president, Coker Group Holdings LLC, who spoke at the Medical Group Management Association’s Medical Practice Excellence Pathways Conference.

Here are the five key questions: