hcs219 | undergraduate
Introduction To Health Care Finance
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Health Care Finance Concepts and Accounting Processes
- Explain basic financial concepts in the health care setting.
- Compare financial accounting and managerial accounting.
- Identify the various stakeholders in the financing of health care.
- Explain the basics of double-entry accounting.
Financial Reporting and Financial Statements
- Classify balance sheet and income statement items.
- Identify the revenue and expense components of the income statement.
- Identify and calculate key metrics used in health care finance.
Budgets, Cash Management, and Investing
- Explain the different types of budgets used in health care facilities.
- Describe the development and the use of the statement of cash flows.
- Identify investment techniques of idle cash.
- Identify basic cash management tools.
Revenue Cycle Management and Reimbursement Processes
- Identify sources of health care revenue.
- Explain revenue cycle management.
- Explain billing to insurance companies and reimbursement processes.
- Describe the process of transferring risk through the purchase of insurance.
Changes in Health Care Costs and Health Care Reform
- Identify and explain the major factors contributing to rising health care costs.
- Explain how legislation affects health care finance.
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