Herd A. Midkiff, CVA

Herd A. Midkiff, CVA
Partner - Consulting Services

Texas Christian University

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Herd joined JTaylor in 2007 and has almost 20 years of experience serving a variety of clients in the healthcare, non-profit and investor owned sectors. His fields of expertise include managed care contract negotiation support/analysis, and assisting in capital planning and expansion projects. Herd also draws upon his healthcare and finance background to provide business enterprise and compensation valuation services. Herd’s list of clients includes large multi-hospital health systems, physician-owned hospitals, entrepreneurs and attorneys.

After graduating from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Herd went on to earn his Master of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University. He has worked for Texas Health Resources and the Baylor Healthcare System, where he gained experience in managed care contract analysis, charge master standardization, and hospital front-end collections processes. Prior to joining JTaylor, Herd worked at Triad Hospitals Inc. where he performed due diligence reviews, pro forma development, and valuation support for hospital and physician practice acquisitions.

Herd’s areas of practice include:

  • Transaction support, including business enterprise valuation and fair market value assessments
  • Due diligence, including financial and market projections
  • Strategic planning, including market studies and financial projections
  • Real estate and major capital expenditure planning
  • Operational efficiency and profitability studies
  • Revenue cycle, pricing strategies, and managed care support
  • Compensation plan development, monitoring, and commercial reasonability testing
  • Claims dispute resolution and litigation support

Outside of the office, Herd is actively involved in the following civic and professional organizations:

  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Leadership Fort Worth, Leading Edge 2013 Class
  • Member, Texas Christian University Alumni Association
  • Member, First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth

Publications and Presenations:

  • “Developing Work RVUs for Production-Based Physician Compensation Programs” co-author, Healthcare Financial Management
  • “Two Forces Shaping Healthcare in North Texas” co-author, Fort Worth Business Press
  • “Sustainability of Health Care Organizations: A Plan of Action” author, Texas Hospital Association’s Annual Conference
  • “Physician Practice Losses – The Elephant in the Room” co-author, Arkansas Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Summer Conference
  • “How Hospital Finance and Reimbursement Works in Five Steps” author, Texas Health Trustees
  • “Mergers and Affiliations 101: Why Hospitals Choose this Path and Key Considerations for Success” co-author, Texas Health Trustees
  • “Health Care Revenue Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions: What You Should Know” co-author, The American Health Lawyers Association