In this comprehensively revised and updated Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management, 4th Edition, (PDF) educator and consultant Steven Berger provides a practical step-by-step approach to understanding the basic theories and relationships leading financial decisions in health care organization. Using cases set in a fictional mid-sized hospital, the ebook takes the reader into the inner workings of the finance executive’s office.
As in the prior editions, this ebook introduces students to key practical concepts in basic areas of financial management. This innovative introduction to the most-used techniques and tools includes health care accounting and financial statements; managing billings, cash and collections; making major capital investments; determining cost and using cost information in decision-making; performance measurement and budgeting; and pricing.
Also covered in detail are the financial implications of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which will increase patient volume, factor quality, reduce bad debt, and patient satisfaction into the financial picture, and considerably affect how hospitals and physicians are paid for services.
Students stressing on the business side of health care will find Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management: A Practical Guide to Fiscal Issues and Activities 4e a helpful textbook for understanding the workings of the health care financial system.
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