HCM 371 Health Care Reimbursement and Finance, 3 credits

This course provides a broad-based overview of the managerial aspects of health care finance, beginning with a brief review of accounting systems in health care institutions. A comprehensive review of health care reimbursement structures is presented for acute care facilities, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, home health, and hospitals. Cost behavior and cost analysis concepts are examined. Budgeting and internal control, including auditing concepts and techniques, are explored. Service volume financial modeling techniques are explained.

Prerequisites: HCM 101, BUS 371