Understanding Healthcare Financial Management

Author: Louis C. Gapenski
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781567933628
Format: PDF, ePub
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Today's healthcare managers are placing increased emphasis on financial implications when making operating decisions. Understanding Healthcare Finance, Sixth Edition provides the financial theory and the "nuts and bolts" tools managers need for managerial decision making. Woven throughout the book are tips and techniques for using spreadsheet analyses to make better financial decisions in a variety of provider settings. Real-world examples are used throughout to illustrate concepts. The sixth edition includes coverage of: # Medicare reimbursement methods # Pay-for-performance and consumer-directed health plans # Revenue cycle # Credit enhancement # Business unit forecasting # Merger activity in the health services industry # Antitrust regulation # Overview of derivatives COMPANION WEBSITE ENHANCES LEARNING AND CLARIFIES CONCEPTS Go online to access additional tools for financial decision making: # Excel models that illustrate text calculations # Excel problem sets that cover new concepts # A bonus chapter, "Distributions to Owners: Bonuses, Dividends, and Repurchases" # Tutorial on using a financial calculator New online resources: # A healthcare reform primer that explains how new reform legislation - the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - affects healthcare financial management # Mini-cases that provide more detailed real-world practice with concepts

Understanding Healthcare Financial Management

Author: Louis C. Gapenski
Publisher: Health Administration Press
ISBN:
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Univ. of Florida, Gainesville. Textbook provides students with an operational knowledge of financial management theory and concepts, how to apply these ideas to real-world healthcare business settings, and how to use spreadsheet analysis for making effective financial decisions. Includes spreadsheet models. Previous edition: c2001.

Understanding Health Care Financial Management

Author: Louis C. Gapenski
Publisher: Aupha Press
ISBN: 9780910701891
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Gain an operational knowledge of basic financial management theory, principles, & concepts for a broad range of health service delivery settings. Includes information on dealing with financial risk, mergers & acquisitions, capitation, risk sharing, & tax law & reimbursement.

Essentials of Health Care Finance

Author: James O. Cleverley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284094634
Format: PDF, Docs
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Financial information and the decision-making process -- Billing and coding for health services -- Financial environment of health care organizations -- Legal and regulatory environment -- Measuring community benefit -- Revenue determination -- Health insurance and managed care -- General principles of accounting -- Financial statements -- Accounting for inflation -- Analyzing financial statements -- Financial analysis of alternative health care firms -- Strategic financial planning -- Cost concepts and decision making -- Product costing -- The management control process -- Cost variance analysis -- Financial mathematics -- Capital project analysis -- Consolidations and mergers -- Capital formation -- Working capital and cash management -- Developing the cash budget

Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management

Author: Steven Berger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470314005
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management, consultant and educator Steven Berger offers a practical step-by-step approach to understanding the fundamental theories and relationships guiding financial decisions in health care organization. Set in a fictional mid-sized hospital, the book is written in diary form, taking the reader into the inner workings of the finance executive's office. This introduction to the most-used tools and techniques of health care financial management includes health care accounting and financial statements; managing cash, billings and collections; making major capital investments; determining cost and using cost information in decision-making; budgeting and performance measurement; and pricing. As in the previous editions, this book introduces key practical concepts in fundamental areas of financial management.

Healthcare Finance

Author: Louis C. Gapenski
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781567934250
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Healthcare Finance: An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management, Fifth Edition is the latest book from the most trusted name in healthcare finance, Dr. Louis C. Gapenski. Like its predecessors, this book introduces readers to the basic concepts of healthcare finance, including accounting and financial management. Fifth Edition Features New or expanded coverage of The impact of taxes and depreciation on for-profit providers Medical coding Monte Carlo simulation Form 990 Fund accounting Recent information on healthcare reform includes coverage of accountable care organizations (ACOs) and medical homes with updated real-world examples Updated financial accounting coverage conforms to the latest AICPA formats New learning aids, including on-page definitions, For Your Consideration scenarios and Key Equations quick-reference tools