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This is the most practical financial management text for those who need basic financial management knowledge and a better understanding of healthcare finance in particular. Using actual examples from hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home health agencies, this user-friendly text includes practical information for the nonfinancial manager charged with budgeting.
New to the Third Edition:
- New chapter on “Operational Budgeting”
- New chapter on “The Financial Impact of Electronic Records”
- New chapter on “The Financial Impact of Information Input” (covers the federally mandated transition to ICD-10.)
- An expanded explanation of typical forms and terms of financing and equity
- New Mini-Case Study “A Facility’s Conversion to Electronic Records”
- Thoroughly updated instructor supplements including PowerPoints, Excel Spreadsheets, and Instructor’s Manual
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Part I HEALTHCARE FINANCE OVERVIEW
Part II RECORD FINANCIAL OPERATIONS
Part III TOOLS TO ANALYZE & UNDERSTAND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS
Part IV REPORT & MEASURE FINANCIAL RESULTS
Part V TOOLS TO REVIEW & MANAGE COMPARATIVE DATA
Part VI CONSTRUCT & EVALUATE BUDGETS
Part VII TOOLS TO PLAN, MONITOR, & MANAGE FINANCIAL STATUS
Part VIII TECHNOLOGY AS A FINANCIAL TOOL
Part IX ALLOCATE RESOURCES AND ACQUIRE FUNDS
Part X CASE STUDY
Part XI MINI-CASE STUDIES
Judith J. Baker, PhD, CPA-Executive Director, Resource Group, Ltd.
Judith J. Baker, PhD, CPA, is Executive Director and a partner of The Resource Group, a Dallas-based health care consulting firm. Judith has over thirty years experience in health care and consults on numerous health care systems and costing problems. She has worked with health care systems, costing, and reimbursement throughout her career. As a CMS subcontractor she assists in validation of costs for new programs and for rate setting and consults on cost report design. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and also serves as adjunct faculty at the Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing. Dr. Baker received her B.S. from the University of Missouri, an M.L.S. from the University of Oklahoma, and an M.A. and PhD from the Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, California. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and is Editor Emeritus of the quarterly Journal of Health Care Finance. Among her publications are seven books, including Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management for Health Care; Health Care Cost Accounting; Management Accounting for Health Care Organizations (with Robert Hankins); and Health Care Finance for Non-Financial Managers (with R.W. Baker).
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284029864
- ISBN-13: 9780763738136
R.W. Baker, JD