Achieving working capital efficiency and cash management
Even prior to the pandemic crisis, health system finance and treasury departments were exploring more efficient ways to manage their working capital and improve their financial health overall. With prevailing uncertainty about the economy and the financial outlook for healthcare, hospitals are looking to improve their liquidity, and enacting various short-term financing options while monitoring cash-on-hand. This webinar describes the current financial challenges, describes emerging best practices for Accounts Payable and prescribes solutions to help achieve optimal working capital, even in this uncertain environment. The presentation will also cover financial management trends, payments outlook and effects on liquidity position, including creditor rating, as well as balance sheet management.
Original Live Webinar Date: 9/23/20
Capital Market Outlook
This session will discuss the impact of the coronavirus on Moody's ratings and the forward-view on credit post containment and reopening. You'll also examine recent rating activity and the incorporation of federal and state support in credit analysis. Finally, Ms. Goldstein will share Moody's longer-term implications of the pandemic, largely the weakening economy, expectations for rising uncompensated care, and the effect on financial leveraage and debt burdens.
Stark and AKS Changes: New Opportunties, New Compliance Challenges
The new Stark law and Anti-Kickback Statute changes provide exciting new opportunities to providers to better coordinate care. But with these new opportunities come new areas of compliance that will need to be addressed. This session will provide attendees with ideas on how to address those compliance challenges.
Financial Planning and Budgeting
This course describes how organizations use budgets and presents an overview of types of budgets. It outlines steps in the budgeting process and describes two common budgeting methods. It reviews common cost behaviors and explains how they figure into flexible budgeting approaches. The course describes the role that reporting plays in financial planning and budgeting, and explains how organizations can evaluate capital requests. This course outlines the concept of ratio analysis and presents a broad look at four categories of ratio analysis.