Essentials of Cost Accounting for Health Care Organizations / Edition 1

Essentials of Cost Accounting for Health Care Organizations / Edition 1

by Steven A. Finkler
     
 

Essentials of Cost Accounting for Health Care Organizations, Second Edition is a comprehensive text that applies the tools and techniques of cost accounting to the health services field. It's an essential tool for all professionals who need to deal with the challenges of managing health facilities in a difficult economic environment. The new edition has an increased… See more details below

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Essentials of Cost Accounting for Health Care Organizations, Second Edition is a comprehensive text that applies the tools and techniques of cost accounting to the health services field. It's an essential tool for all professionals who need to deal with the challenges of managing health facilities in a difficult economic environment. The new edition has an increased emphasis on managed care as well as a new computer—based component. Instructor's manual available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834205284
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
02/17/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
411

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Table of Contents

Contents: COST ACCOUNTING FOUNDATIONS
• Introduction to Cost Accounting
• Cost Definitions
• Product Costing
• Cost Allocation
• Costing for Nonroutine Decisions
• Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
• COST ACCOUNTING INFORMATION FOR PLANNING AND CONTROL
• Predicting Future Costs
• Budgeting
• Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis
• Management Control
• ADDITIONAL COST ACCOUNTING TOOLS TO AID IN DECISION MAKING
• Cost Accounting Ratios
• Measuring Productivity
• Inventory
• Dealing with Uncertainty
• Information Systems for Costing
• Performance Evaluation and Incentive Compensation
• COST ACCOUNTING FOR THE YEAR 2000 AND BEYOND
• New Approaches to Cost Accounting
• Total Cost Management: Measuring the Costs of Quality
• Summary and Issues for the Future

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