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May 12, 2017 by Jane Hyatt Thorpe (jthorpe)
HSML 6263 : Advanced Health Financial Applications
Fri, 12 May 2017 08:04:22 GMT
Tue, 09 May 2017 14:31:04 GMT
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Health Services Management and Leadership (HSML)
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HA-MHA: Health Administration
Milken Institute School of Public Health
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Advanced Health Financial Applications
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Adv Health Financial App
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Advanced quantitative application of health care finance and current best practices as applied to the health care industry.
.• Learn baseline characteristics and current trends in healthcare finance topics, including:
o physician practice ownership and compensation models
o changes to traditional provider reimbursement models, including market basket updates, value based purchasing (VBP), and accountable care organizations (ACOs)
o mergers and acquisitions
o capital financing, including characteristics of loans vs. bonds
o new equipment and project financing
o hospital and clinical building design elements and construction
• Be able to calculate and analyze complex business scenarios, including:
o physician compensation using different incentive models
o provider reimbursement using different payment models, including shared savings and PMPM
o proforma financial statements as part of due diligence for a merger/acquisition
o interest and other borrowing costs on capital financing from different sources
o business plan and proposal for new construction, capital equipment and related product line operating expenses
• To work within a team to solve specific financial problems and develop solutions. To polish presentation skills by presenting these solutions to faculty and classmate.
• To demonstrate advanced proficiency in Excel.
• To utilize membership in HFMA to gain access to professional development opportunities.
• To utilize membership in HFMA to access current industry articles to learn best practices in healthcare financial management.
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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:55:11 GMT
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