Health Services Finance: Week 1 Discussion Questions (6)
Experts only! Scholarly responses are required.
*Please answer each question individually and accurately. Must cite any and all references in APA format. Label each solution with the corresponding question. Copy and pasted solutions will NOT be accepted. Minimum 2-3 quality paragraphs per question
Part A: Finance and the Regulatory Components
1. a) Are there any other types of information besides financial that may be useful in making financial decisions?
b) Identify the major components of a corporate compliance plan, including the establishment of internal controls relating to the finances of an organization.
c) How does legal and regulatory issues shape and define good financial management of a health care organization?
2. What are some of the primary regulatory issues confronting healthcare organizations today?
3. Increasing health care costs impact heavily on employers in the form of reduced profits and, consequently, in the form of decreased investment in growth and expansion. Discuss the common forms of healthcare organizations. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these organizations?
Part B: Reimbursement and Payment Determination
1. a) Discuss the major reimbursement methods used in health care.
b) Discuss the major aspects of Medicare benefits.
c) List some of the important considerations when negotiating a health plan contract.
2. What are the major aspects of Medicare benefits?