February 13, 2017

10 Ways Private Equity Investors Evaluate Addiction Treatment Centers

By Kelly M. Hagemann
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

Kelly Hagemann’s article, “10 ways private equity investors evaluate addiction treatment centers,” was published in the Behavioral Healthcare Executive on February 13, 2017.

From the article…

“In recent years, there has been a flood of private equity (PE) investment into the addiction treatment community, fueled in large part by the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that health plans cover treatment for substance abuse disorders, including for those patients with pre-existing conditions. However, investors are entering a market with numerous variables and considerable grey area, as the qualitative and quantitative differences between addiction treatment operations can be vast. Below are 10 things private equity groups look at to ensure a significant return on their investment in the addiction treatment sector.”