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Health Care Finance : Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers

Health Care Finance : Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers - 00 edition

Health Care Finance : Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780763733490

ISBN10: 0763733490

Health Care Finance : Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers by Judith J. Baker and R. W. Baker - ISBN 9780763733490
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
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International: No
Health Care Finance : Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers by Judith J. Baker and R. W. Baker - ISBN 9780763733490

ISBN13: 9780763733490

ISBN10: 0763733490

Edition: 00

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Summary

Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers is a practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of health care finance. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this text will enable you to read, analyze, understand, and use financial statements and budgets in today's health care environment. Included in this text is:

  • An overview of health care finance
  • Managerial accounting and financial analysis
  • Financial management tools
  • Metropolis hospital system case study
  • Mini-case studies

Internet-based resources available at www.aspenpublishers.com/books/hcfinance

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

HEALTH CARE FINANCE OVERVIEW

Background
Introduction to Health Care Finance
What Does the Health Care Manager Need to Know?

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Revenues (Inflow)
Expenses (Outflow)
Cost Classifications
Cost Behavior andf Break-Even Analysis
Staffing: The Manager's Responsibility
Comparative Data and Forecasts
Budgeting and Variance Analysis
The Time Value of Money

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TOOLS

Reporting
Financial and Operating Ratios as Performance Measures
Other Types of Performance Measures

CASE STUDY

Case Study: Metropolis Health System

MINI-CASE STUDIES

Mini-Case Study 1: Using Financial Ratios and Interpreting Credit Analysis in Hospitals and Nursing Homes
Mini-Case Study 2: Changing Economic Realities in the Health Care Setting: A Physician's Office Teaching Case That Includes Specifics on Changing Payment Levels
Mini-Case Study 3: The Economic Significance of Resource Misallocation: A Finance and Operations Problem in the Women, Infants, and Children Public Health Program
Appendixes
Index

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