Healthcare Policy And Financial Management
All health care organizations must be aware of cost controls, regardless of their nonprofit or for-profit status. Managing costs at all levels of the organization affects the bottom line, which has a direct effect on all aspects of the organization. This assignment is designed to help you analyze why organizational policies are put in place.Find a policy at a health care organization related to cost controls.Summarize the details of the policy:
Explain how the policy impacts fiscal aspects of the organization:
Describe how the policy impacts the quality of patient care:
Explore the unintended consequences:
Suggest alternatives to the policy:
Cite at least three peer-reviewed sources published within the last five years in an APA-formatted reference page.
Format your assignment as one of the following:
Note: Students who do not work at a facility can research a policy related to cost controls by locating a facility and conducting an interview “virtually” (e.g., Skype or by phone).