Health Care Finance: Basic Tools for Nonfinancial Managers, Fifth Edition is the most practical and applied text for those who need a basic and better understanding of healthcare financial management.
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.
This exhaustive revision offers updated data throughout as well as six new chapters covering various cutting-edge topics from the changing landscape in healthcare finance to understanding big data, strategic relationships, value-based health care, and new payment methods.
New to the Fifth Edition:
- Six new chapters that explore cutting-edge topics from big data and the digital age to value-based healthcare, MIPS & APMS, new requirements for payments in post-acute care.
- New case study: “The Doctor’s Dilemma”
- Three new appendices offer helpful reference material on meaningful use, creating a DRG budget, and reviewing a comparative operating budget report.