Measuring and Managing Patient Profitability
Activity-based costing helps providers achieve profitability by enabling them to trace the consumption of resource expense through activities performed to deliver healthcare services to patients.
Combining Data Across Care Sites Specialties and Provider Types for More Complete Cost Accounting
Adding professional services data to department-level costs can help hospital leaders understand all relevant costs in an increasingly value-focused environment.
Managing the True Costs of Health Care: A Roadmap to Cost Analytics
The increasing costs of care are making it necessary for health systems to look at costing in innovative new ways.
HFMA P&P Board Summary of Not for Profit Reporting Model Changes
HFMA’s Principles & Practices (P&P) Board developed this downloadable resource titled “Not for Profit (NFP) Reporting Model Changes Summary.”
Ask the Expert: Changing the FY End
What fiscal year calendar do hospitals tend to follow (e.g., January-December)? What are the benefits and hassles associated with various fiscal year ends?
Ask the Expert: Recording Meaningful Use Payments
HFMA's Principles & Practices Board is working on publishing guidance on the recording of meaningful use payments.