ME213 Valuation Principles to Value Healthcare Equipment and Facilities

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 10/01/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

Class Date/Time

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 - Friday, October 4, 2024
10:00am-6:00pm Eastern US

Class registration will close on Monday, September 30, 2024. 

Registration Includes 

  • One registrant log-in to the live sessions 
  • Electronic student materials

Class Format - Virtual

ASA is offering the opportunity for students to attend this class live via the internet as a remote participant.

Class Schedule

Times Listed in Eastern US
  • Day 1 - Tuesday, October 1, 10:00am - 6:00pm 
  • Day 2 - Wednesday, October 2, 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Day 3 - Thursday, October 3, 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Day 4 - Friday, October 4, 10:00am - 1:00pm (Final Exam)*

*The final exam will be administered and proctored the day after the last class on Friday, October 4th. Exams are no longer provided in a written format and students MUST have a personal laptop or computer device to complete the secure online exam. For any exam questions or technical/logistic concerns, contact More detailed information will be provided before class concludes.

Please note: Partial credit will not be awarded for this offering. Students must participate in all the live session(s) virtually or in-person to complete the course and receive full credit following successful completion of the final exam. The virtual session(s) will not be recorded and/or made available after class.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Class provides 32.4 ASA CE Instructional Hours and 3 Exam Hours.

Course Description

This course will address healthcare challenges, legal issues, and terminology pertinent to this industry. Subject matter will include classification and detail descriptions of major assets using pricing models and vendor resources. Issues such as reimbursement, leasing topics, and TVM exercises will compliment specific modalities used for internal decision purposes.

This course requires students to have understanding of basic concepts taught in ME201-ME203.

Instructional Methods

Methods include lectures, discussions and individual/ group exercises and assignments.  

Course Audience

Generalist MTS appraisers, healthcare analysts and end users, leasing & financial firms, and stakeholders.

Required Reading

ASA’s Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets 4th Ed is the authoritative textbook on the theory and methodology of appraising machinery, equipment, and technical assets. The 2020 edition includes revised and updated chapters on topics like the sales comparison approach, appraisal report writing, and valuations for financial reporting, completely rewritten chapters on topics like aircraft appraisals, and a new chapter on ad valorem tax appraisals. It also includes updated appendices with appraisal research sources, an enhanced index, and a wholly rewritten and improved glossary.

Purchase Valuing Machinery and Equipment, 4th Edition

Learning Level 


Continuing Education and Contact Hours

32.4 Hours of CE are provided upon completion of the course (plus 3 exam hours).


All course materials included with your registration are PDF Download Only items made available to students prior to the start of the class and are not for resale or distribution. All downloadable class materials are accessible via your class Handouts tab. Once eMaterials have been posted for download, the class is no longer refundable.

Accessing eMaterials

eMaterials are provided electronically in PDF format and posted to the class within class Handouts tab for all registrants to securely access prior to the start of the class. Attendees should come to class prepared with an electronic or printed copy of all eMaterials to use as a reference. OnDemand course registrants receive access to materials immediately following registration.

PDF course materials are presented in color, are bookmarked, and comment enabled. When opting to print downloaded materials, it is recommended that personal print settings be adjusted to print in black and white (or grayscale) and consider printing double-sided on recycled paper.

Certificate of Completion

Please allow 5-10 business day following successful completion of the course or final exam to receive a formal status notification and access to a certificate of completion. The certificate will be available to view and download/print from within the class Certificate tab.

Jack Becwith, ASA, CEA



Jack Beckwith , ASA, CEA | President | EAGI

Mr. Beckwith’s professional career began in 1976 when he began distributing new and refurbished medical equipment to the healthcare industry in the U.S., Mexico and Europe. He owned and operated Mission Medical which had several locations throughout Texas and Mexico.  In 1996, he sold Mission Medical and entered the appraisal field full time and received his ASA designation. Before writing ME213, he has been teaching the MTS principle of valuation courses throughout the United States, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.  Mr. Beckwith serves as the ASA representative to the International Valuation Standards Council based in London. Prior to beginning his professional career, Mr. Beckwith earned his BBA at the University of Texas, served on the University of Incarnate Word Nursing Advisory Board and is currently serving on the Advisory Board for Boerne YMCA and the Kronkosky Place Senior Center.

Financial Assistance

ASA’s Educational Foundation recognizes students who choose to invest their time in appraisal studies by providing assistance to students demonstrating a financial need. Please visit the Educational Foundation's webpage for more information and to download an application.


Session 1
Zoom Session #1
10/01/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
10/01/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Day 1
Session 2
Zoom Session #2
10/02/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
10/02/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Day 2
Session 3
Zoom Session #3
10/03/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
10/03/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Day 3
ME213 Class Survey - October 2024 - Must Complete Before Exam
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Session 4
Zoom Session #4 - Join Final Exam
10/04/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  180 minutes
10/04/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)  |  180 minutes Final Exam Session
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ME213 - Healthcare Equipment Valuation - Final Exam - Version 1 - Do Not Begin Until Instructed by Proctor
50 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  180 minute limit  |  75/100 points to pass  |  Graded as Pass/Fail
50 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  180 minute limit  |  75/100 points to pass  |  Graded as Pass/Fail Important! Record your answers on your personal supplemental work paper and keep them for your records in the event there is an unlikely technical issue with the system recording your submission. Good luck!
Exam Acknowledgement
ME213 Course Certificate
32.40 CE credits  |  Certificate available
32.40 CE credits  |  Certificate available