Understanding Healthcare Financial Management, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

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Overview

Gapenski (health service administration, finance, University of Florida) explains theory and concepts underlying financial decision making in the health services industry and shows how to apply them in a variety of provider settings, in this text for the healthcare financial management course required in graduate programs in health services administration. This third edition includes online spreadsheet models that illustrate calculations, examples reflecting recent reimbursement changes, and new insight on the financial challenges facing small businesses, including medical practices. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Noting that the existing textbooks on health care finances were about accounting and institutional detail, Gapenksi (health services administration and finance, U. of Florida) set out to produce one that focuses on analysis and decision making. He takes a broad definition of the health services industry, and identifies the environmental factors that are unique to it and so make financial management in it different from corporate finance. The text is for a graduate course; most students have had some background in basic business topics, but a great deal of background is supplied. The included disk contains spreadsheet files from the chapters, and a list of Web sites cited. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567933628
  • Publisher: Health Administration Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition description: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 727
  • Sales rank: 106,064
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction to Healthcare Financial Management 3
2 The Third-Party-Payer System 39
3 Time Value Analysis 75
4 Financial Risk and Required Return 111
5 Debt Financing 149
6 Equity Financing and Investment Banking 183
7 Securities Valuation, Market Efficiency, and Debt Refunding 211
8 Lease Financing 245
9 Cost of Capital 275
10 Capital Structure Decisions 311
11 The Basics of Capital Budgeting 353
12 Project Risk Analysis 395
13 Financial Statement and Operating Analyses 433
14 Financial Forecasting 471
15 Working Capital Management 507
16 Business Valuation, Mergers, and Acquisitions 539
17 Capitation, Rate Setting, and Risk Sharing 575
18 Financial Risk Management 607
Index 637
About the Author 653
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