Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

Early Careerist
Executive
Experienced Professional
Mid-Senior
Student

Recommended for:

Managed Care
Payer Contracting
Physician Practice
Reimbursement

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

18 Months

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Healthcare Finance: The Big Picture

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Healthcare Finance: The Big Picture

Description

Next to national defense, the healthcare industry in the United States is one of the largest sectors of the economy. Currently making up almost 20 percent of the nation's gross domestic product, health care in the U.S. will be a significant factor in the national economy for the foreseeable future.

Estimated course completion time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify the current trends of the healthcare delivery models in the U.S.
  • Determine the future methods of payment for healthcare services
  • Identify the impact of healthcare reform on the healthcare system
  • Define the role of financial management in healthcare organizations

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