acchc561 | Graduate
Accounting In A Health Care Environment
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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- Explain how cost accounting systems are used in the health care industry to determine the cost of a product, service, customer, or other cost objective.
- Compare and contrast the different methods of measuring cost functions in the health care industry.
- Evaluate how cost behavior affects selection of cost drivers and health careâs management decisions.
- Analyze the cost-volume-profit relationships to predict effects of changes in sales or costs, including the break-even sales volume.
- Examine the budgeting process for capital, operational and facility funding.
- Explain the benchmarking process and how it is used to make decisions in the healthcare industry.
- Analyze budget performance, corrective actions, and evaluate the impact on healthcare.
- Analyze the impact of overhead and how cost centers are determined.
- Compare and contrast uses of fixed and variable costing.
- Explain the methods of cost allocation.
- Evaluate how managers use control systems to achieve organizational goals.
- Evaluate the healthcare revenue cycle and how it impacts performance management.
- Compute return on investment, residual income, and economic value added.
- Determine the relationships between the elements of the financial statements.
- Apply the concepts, techniques, and conventions of basic financial accounting to a health care organization.
- Identify how measurement conventions in the health care industry affect financial reporting.
Decision Making in the Health Care Environment
- Explain the role of budgets and performance reports of management in the health care industry.
- Evaluate relevant accounting information for business decision making in the health care industry.
- Evaluate the role of ethics in accounting decision making.
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