Below you will find the assignment that I was referring to. My firm deadline is Tuesday, September 3,2013 at 8am America/New York time. NO EXCEPTIONS! Thank you.

Assignment 3: Post-Merger Analysis

Due Week 9 and worth 280 points

In today s uncertain economic and regulatory environment for the health services

industry, many organizations may be presented with merger and acquisition

opportunities to gain market share and drive financial and operational

efficiencies. Given the current state of this market segment:

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1.Suggest the key financial drivers that most likely will cause health care

organizations to merge. Provide support for your rationale.

2.Assuming that two (2) health care organizations have merged. Determine the

evaluation criteria that a financial analyst would use to evaluate the financial

performance of the organization post-merger, and identify the determinants that

the analyst would use to decide whether or not the merger generated favorable

financial results for the organization. Provide support for your evaluation.

3.Determine the key factors that will drive the financial planning process for

most organizations in the post-merger phase, and examine the related impact to

the organization process. Provide support for your rationale.

4.Create an argument to assert that the financial planning process is of high

value to a health care organization. Provide support for your argument.

5.Predict the financial stability of the health care industry over the next five

(5) years. Provide support for your prediction.

6.Use at least three (3) quality academic resources. Note: Wikipedia and other

Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch

margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or

school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional


Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student s

name, the professor s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and

the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.