Gapenski’s Healthcare Finance: An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management (7th Edition) – PDF

eBook details

  • Authors: Kristin Leanne Reiter, Paula H. Song, Louis C. Gapenski
  • File Size: 9 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 815 Pages
  • Publisher: Health Administration Press; 7th edition
  • Publication Date: August 31, 2020
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B08H4YX8KG
  • ISBN-10: 1640551867, 1640551875
  • ISBN-13: 9781640551862, 9781640551879


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About The Author

Kristin L. Reiter

Kristin L. Reiter

Dr. Kristin L. Reiter is a research fellow in the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before receiving a doctorate in health services organization and policy with a concentration in corporate finance, Dr. Reiter worked in public accounting serving clients and non-profits in the insurance industry.

Louis Gapenski

Louis Gapenski

Dr. Louis C. Gapenski (late) was a professor of health services administration with a specialization in healthcare and corporate finance at the University of Florida. He was the author of over 30 textbooks, which are used worldwide and include Canadian and international editions as well as translations in more than 7 languages. Gapenski has published 40 journal articles related to corporate and healthcare finance and was active in several professional associations.

Paula H. Song

Gapenski’s Healthcare Finance: An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management, 7th Edition, (PDF) studies how healthcare organizations handle financial operations to optimally provide patient care.

This comprehensively revised edition of one of Health Administration Press’s best-selling ebooks introduces the key foundational elements of healthcare finance, including both financial and accounting management. Several examples throughout showcase how healthcare finance is practiced in a variety of organizations, including hospitals, clinics, medical practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, and managed care organizations. Authors Paula H. Song and Kristin L. Reiter present the financial management and accounting concepts that are most important to managerial decision-making. They stress not only financial theory and principles but also practical tools healthcare managers can use to make the important decisions that promote the financial well-being of their organization.

Gapenskis Healthcare Finance examines the existing financial environment in which providers operate, with a focus on health system design, healthcare insurance, and reimbursement methodologies. Dates, references, exhibits, and resources have been updated throughout. All examples and financial statements show current accounting and reporting standards. Extensive updates and content new to this 7e include: A discussion of health reform that shows the existing status of the Affordable Care Act; Information on the field’s increasing emphasis on social determinants of health; Tax rates and examples that reflect the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; A discussion of Medicaid expansion and health insurance exchanges; Coverage of the impact of value-based payment for the revenue cycle; Significant reorganization of the financial accounting chapters to orient students to financial accounting before the ebook’s coverage of the income statement, the balance sheet, statement of changes in equity, and the statement of cash flows; A new chapter supplement offers expanded analysis of the double-entry accounting system; Amendments to the financial accounting conceptual framework by the Financial Accounting Standards Board; Better differentiation of risk measures of realized vs. expected return distributions In a lively environment, healthcare leaders require to practice good financial decision-making for the health of their patients and the financial stability of their organization. From this ebook, current and future managers will understand the finance problems provider organizations face and how best to solve them.

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