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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
Business unit forecasting
Merger activity in the health services industry
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
Instructor Resources: PowerPoint slides, end-of-chapter problem solutions, and mini-case studies. To see a sample click the link in the right-hand navigation bar.
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