2016-2017 Catalog

HSA 525 Health Financial Management

This course will provide students with theory, tools and practical experience in health care financial management. It examines payment sources and reimbursement arrangements; the public and private financing of health care service organizations from both a theoretical and practical perspective, and discusses emerging trends in the health care industry that affect financial decision-making. Topics of study include capital and debt financing, capital structure, financial planning, operating revenue, working capital, resource allocation and financial analysis of the industry. A case study method will be used to provide the student with the opportunity to analyze a working health care organization.