hcs405 | undergraduate

Health Care Financial Accounting

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This course provides an understanding of the general principles of accounting applied in the health care environment. It includes an overview of sources of revenue for various health care entities. The fundamentals of financial planning, cost concepts, capital budgeting, and management analysis are applied in the health care environment. Issues surrounding the development and management of budgets are also examined.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Revenue Sources and Financial Planning & Control

    • Explain the differences between cash and accrual financial systems.
    • Explain the process for creating an operating budget.
    • Analyze the revenue sources.
    • Explain how revenues and expenses are grouped for planning and control in the financial statements.

    Financial Ratios and Financial Performance

    • Explain the use of Profitability, Liquidity, and Debt ratios.
    • Explain the process for creating a balance sheet.

    Management & Health Care Organization Analysis

    • Analyze costing methods in the health care industry.
    • Examine the financial concepts related to health care staffing.
    • Compare the different types of health care organizations and their financial differences.

    The Future of Health Care Financial Accounting

    • Explain how technology and finance impact a health care manager.
    • Analyze the future issues in health care funding and revenue streams.
    • Explain the future role of federal and state government in health care.

    Overview of Health Care Financial Accounting and Financial Statements

    • Identify basic health care finance and accounting terms.
    • Examine the different types of financial statements used by health care professionals.
    • Analyze how reporting practices and accounting principles support ethics in health care.
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