Kathleen has hired you as an outside consultant to advise her about receivables management. So far, you have developed a model that produces accounts receivable balances, average collection period (ACP), aging schedules, uncollected balances schedules, and quarterly carrying costs for the end of March and the end of June. The uncollected balances schedule permits managers to remove the effects of seasonal and or cyclical sales variation and to construct an accurate measure of receivables payment patterns. Thus, it provides financial managers with better aggregate information than do such crude measures as the ACP or aging schedule. Kathleen anticipates that the […]
“Rate of Return & Net Present Value” When using the IRR approach, when can the internal rate of return be determined simply by dividing the initial outlay by the cash flows? Will a decision that is based on NPV ever change if it were based on IRR instead? Why or why not? minimum of 150 words reference that source. Include solid grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling. At least 2 references “Certainty, Inflation, & Opportunity Cost” Please discuss your answer to the following question: is it better to receive money today or money in the future? In your answer be […]
Think about the variety of healthcare organizations, such as a long-term care facility, large for-profit hospital, physicians’ practice, VA hospital, or state-run clinic. Consider how budgeting would be influenced depending on an organization’s sources of funding. How do the purposes or uses of a budget vary according to the kind of healthcare organization it is (think nonprofit, for-profit, and governmental)?
in 200 words or more, create an initial post that fully addresses the following. Later this week, be sure to respond to at least two classmates during this unit in 100 words or more. Falsification of records and billing are serious offenses and must be treated as such. As a health administrator, you will be called upon to monitor staff to be sure that records and billing are accurate. In this scenario, consider that you are the assistant manager of operations for the Smith Home Health Care Services. Part of your job is to do impromptu visits where internal audits […]
Instructions Much of this course is dedicated to educating you, the student, about compliance with quality standards. It is important to understand that compliance extends to every phone call, computer entry, claim submission, patient contact, visit, provider interaction, nursing care and so on. For this, your Final project, you will prepare a report about the role of the Joint Commission (JC). To begin, please visit the Joint Commission website: Source: The Joint Commission: The Joint Commission. Retrieved from http://www.jointcommission.org/ Additional research will be necessary. Please visit the Library for your research. Part I •Write an essay discussing the following: ◦The […]
Loan Amortization Land Hope Hospital has hired you to advise them on a loan they need to take out. Prepare a list of questions you will need them to answer in order to prepare a amortization schedule. The initial post should be a minimum of 150 words. With 2 reference Capital Investments A capital investment is expected to achieve long-term benefits for the organization. These benefits generally fall into three categories. Identify and discuss these categories. Is there one category that seems to be more important than the others? Are they independent or interdependent? The initial post should be a […]
Scenerio: I’m in a health care policy internship program in a Senator’s office in Washington, D.C. The Senator wants to develop policy that requires all health care organizations that receive federal funds to implement the recommendations presented in the Institute of Medicine reports on quality care. You will develop a policy, so that it can become proposed legislation. You must collect data, describe the problem, solutions and related ethical issues, examine the cost-benefit analysis, identify stakeholders (such as lobbyists from American Hospital Association, health care providers, health care corporations, pharmaceuticals, insurers, etc.), and impact. Based on this information, you will […]
You will address significance of your research question in introduction/backgrounds and illustrate scientific methods to demonstrate your question. The topic should be relevant to current healthcare delivery system/ health policy or public health programs. A suggested proposal outline corresponds to literatures in peer-reviewed journals. Format The paper should be up to 5 pages in length (excluding reference/tables/figures), double spaced, 1-inch margins and 12-point Arial font.
Briefly describe a scenario in which a particular healthcare organization is thinking about making a capital investment. How should the organization go about selecting metrics for evaluating this capital project? Would it rely on one metric or select a combination of metrics? Present the pros and cons of your position.
Charitable Facilities Please review the Discussion Board grading rubric in the course Syllabus. In 200 words or more, create an initial post that fully addresses the following. Later this week, be sure to respond to at least two classmates during this unit in 100 words or more. When you hear the term taxation, you might assume it is a concern for accountants, but it is also a concern for health administrators today. When shifting the discussion from patient-centered issues to the facility, you must understand that facilities must operate under state laws, and it is those state laws that give […]