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HIMA600 - Financial Management for Health Professionals


This course provides students with a foundation in financial management skills and principles applicable to the health care field. Students will examine the difference between accounting and financial management, different reimbursement methodologies, accounting and financial statements, revenue cycle management, and avenues for financing major capital investments. They will learn areas related to managing cash, billings, and collections, alternative forms of ownership, as well as using cost information in decision-making. Additionally, students will be exposed to the laws and regulations that affect health care financial reporting and performance such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the expansion of health care services into new fields.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: Introduction to Health Care Finance and Accounting, 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781111308674
Publication Info: Cengage
Author: Harrison and Harrison
Unit Cost: $105.02
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Book Title: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.
ISBN: 9781433805615
Publication Info: APA
Author: APA
Unit Cost: $31.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A