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Additionally, read the following resources:

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 in the textbook as well as the Week 1 instructor guidance. Additionally, read the following resources:
What Is Health Care Economics? (Links to an external site.)
Finance and Budgeting Challenges in the Evolving Healthcare Organization – Part 1 (Links to an external site.)
Effective Budget Management and Healthcare Innovation – Part 2 (Links to an external site.)
Increasing Access to Health Insurance Benefits Everyone: Economic Impacts (Links to an external site.)
A Dozen Facts About the Economics of the US Health-care System (Links to an external site.)
What Is Healthcare Risk Assessment? (Links to an external site.)
Health Economics (Links to an external site.)
Health care results cannot be guaranteed, as other products or services can, because the results depend on various factors which are often beyond the control of the health care provider. Stobierski (2021) indicates there are multiple aspects that contribute to health care economics. Below is the key area you are assigned to complete in your initial post:
Spending growth: budgeting to address rising operational costs, administrative costs, per-person cost for care, new initiatives, and maintaining or improving the financial condition of the organization
First letter of last name: A, E, K, P, U, Y
The role of the provider: quality of care (e.g., procedures provided, tests ordered, biases that create barriers in patient care and the impact biases have on people who have historically been marginalized), bureaucratic tasks that often lead to burnout
First letter of last name: B, G, L, R, V
Risk assessments (e.g., data breaches, medical errors, regulatory noncompliance, etc.)
First letter of last name: C, H, M, W, Z
Insurance benefits design: covered services, prohibited services, cost shifting from insurer to patient
First letter of last name: D, I, N, S, Q
Payment reform: new payment models, value-based care, readmission penalties, HMOs, PPOs
First letter of last name: F, J, O, T, X
In your initial post, address the following:
Explain in your own words the definition of the key area assigned to you.
Briefly analyze what the assigned key area means to the health care industry in terms of revenue, profits, and productivity.
Discuss how your assigned key area affects cost, quality, and access for health care services.
Identify at least one U.S. law that has impacted your assigned key area. Provide your rationale for why you chose that law.

Examples include, but are not limited to, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA). There are additional examples in Chapter 2 of the course textbook.

Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Respond to two peers assigned different topics than you by the end of Day 7. In your response, compare your assigned key area to the topic covered by a peer who analyzed a different key area from you. Determine where the two key areas intersect from the perspective of health care economics. Each response must be at least 100 words and substantively contribute to the discussion.

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6 ethical issues in healthcare in 2020 (links to an external site.).

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read
Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 in your textbook.
Week 5 instructor guidance.
6 Ethical Issues in Healthcare in 2020 (Links to an external site.).
Arcathia Health Care Organization (HCO) is an organization whose current holdings include a 250-bed hospital, three walk-in clinics, a home health care agency, a rehab facility, and 10 satellite doctors’ offices with a total of 50 doctors working in the satellite offices. Arcathia HCO has a capital investment budget of $50 million for the next three years. They have a list of capital investment options that total $100 million that are possible for the organization to pursue. These options are as follows:
$10 million to start 10 new walk-in clinics across the community, to include facility build out, three years of salaries for staffing, and marketing the expansion of services. Locations for the new clinics will be in low-income, median-income, and upper-income areas of the community. There will be two clinics in the low-income areas, four clinics in the median-income area, and four in the upper income areas.
$5 million for a new electronic health record system that will serve all providers across the organization.
$5 million for cybersecurity automation.
$15 million for a new robotic surgical system plus the cost of 5 years of salary for two physicians trained to operate the system. Additionally, the costs include an update to the operating room to accommodate the new system.
$30 million to purchase and renovate a 100-bed hospital building that was closed 6 months previously due to the current owners losing its Medicare and Medicaid funding. The hospital is located in a suburban community approximately 20 miles away from the Avalon Health Care Organization hospital.
$5 million to purchase and renovate a hospice facility.
$5 million to build a clinical laboratory that will run disease-specific tests for cancer patients.
$25 million to purchase private properties surrounding the existing hospital, raze the existing homes, and build a new structure to house a state-of-the-art birthing center.
Address the following in your initial discussion post:
Select the capital investment projects you would recommend to the hospital leadership. Provide your rationale for the choices made.
Discuss any ethical considerations related to your expenditure choices. Address a minimum of two ethical considerations in your post. They can be from the following list, or you may discuss other ethical issues not identified here:

Use of data (e.g., quantitative and qualitative information) and analytics (e.g., statistical analysis of the data to reveal patterns, correlations, and cause-and-effect relationships) and the affect it has on patients
Safeguarding patient privacy
Equal access to treatments
Reconciling patient care decisions with fiscal responsibility
Implementing artificial intelligence and robotics
Devising ethical responses to pandemics and other widespread medical emergencies (AdventHealth University, 2020)
Equitable patient care
Impact of expansion, both advantageous and detrimental (e.g., increase in jobs versus negative impact on marginalized populations), to the surrounding community

Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Review at least two of your classmate’s capital expenditure choices and justification. Compare your peer’s expenditure choices to your own. Discuss any further ethical concerns that were not addressed by your peer based on the expenditures listed.
Reference:
AdventHealth University. (2020, May 5). 6 ethical issues in healthcare in 2020 (Links to an external site.). AHU Online Blog. https://online.ahu.edu/blog/ethical-issues-in-healthcare/

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2-3 pages, times new roman (12 font), apa style. 

Submit a word document that includes your explanation of company’s problems, your alternative solutions and your choice of the best solution along with your justification. 2-3 pages, Times New Roman (12 font), APA style. 

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Please see directions for including apa style elements on these writing center pages: apa: citing within your paper (links to an external site.)

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapter 6 in the textbook as well as the Week 3 instructor guidance. In addition, read the following articles:
Predicting Hospital Closure Using Popular Financial Indicators: An Exploratory Study of Muhlenberg Hospital (Links to an external site.)
Financial Risk Assessment in Healthcare Organizations (Links to an external site.)
As addressed in Chapter 6 of our course textbook, there are six primary risk factors to health care organizations that must be addressed in audit reports. Below is the risk factor you are assigned to complete in your initial post:
Potential pandemics or other natural disasters
First letter of last name: A, G, M, S
Indebtedness and potential impact if there is an economic downturn
First letter of last name: B, H, N, U
Risks related to government regulation and other legal matters
First letter of last name: C, I, O, T
Risks related to human capital, especially staffing shortages and labor union activity
First letter of last name: D, J, P, V
Risks related to technology, data privacy, and cybersecurity
First letter of last name: E, K, Q, W, X
Risks related to operations, strategy, demand, and competition
First letter of last name: F, L, R, Y, Z
In your initial post, address the following:
Explain the financial implications of the assigned topic to health care organizations.
Discuss at least two strategies that will minimize financial threats to health care organizations related to your assigned topic.
Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Respond to at least two of your peers by the end of Day 7. In your response to peers, discuss one strategy not already addressed in your peer’s post that a health care organization could use to minimize the threat they covered.

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Finance and budgeting challenges in the evolving healthcare organization – part 1 (links to an external site.)

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 in the textbook as well as the Week 1 instructor guidance. Additionally, read the following resources:
What Is Health Care Economics? (Links to an external site.)
Finance and Budgeting Challenges in the Evolving Healthcare Organization – Part 1 (Links to an external site.)
Effective Budget Management and Healthcare Innovation – Part 2 (Links to an external site.)
Increasing Access to Health Insurance Benefits Everyone: Economic Impacts (Links to an external site.)
A Dozen Facts About the Economics of the US Health-care System (Links to an external site.)
What Is Healthcare Risk Assessment? (Links to an external site.)
Health Economics (Links to an external site.)
Health care results cannot be guaranteed, as other products or services can, because the results depend on various factors which are often beyond the control of the health care provider. Stobierski (2021) indicates there are multiple aspects that contribute to health care economics. Below is the key area you are assigned to complete in your initial post:
Spending growth: budgeting to address rising operational costs, administrative costs, per-person cost for care, new initiatives, and maintaining or improving the financial condition of the organization
First letter of last name: A, E, K, P, U, Y
The role of the provider: quality of care (e.g., procedures provided, tests ordered, biases that create barriers in patient care and the impact biases have on people who have historically been marginalized), bureaucratic tasks that often lead to burnout
First letter of last name: B, G, L, R, V
Risk assessments (e.g., data breaches, medical errors, regulatory noncompliance, etc.)
First letter of last name: C, H, M, W, Z
Insurance benefits design: covered services, prohibited services, cost shifting from insurer to patient
First letter of last name: D, I, N, S, Q
Payment reform: new payment models, value-based care, readmission penalties, HMOs, PPOs
First letter of last name: F, J, O, T, X
In your initial post, address the following:
Explain in your own words the definition of the key area assigned to you.
Briefly analyze what the assigned key area means to the health care industry in terms of revenue, profits, and productivity.
Discuss how your assigned key area affects cost, quality, and access for health care services.
Identify at least one U.S. law that has impacted your assigned key area. Provide your rationale for why you chose that law.

Examples include, but are not limited to, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA). There are additional examples in Chapter 2 of the course textbook.

Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Respond to two peers assigned different topics than you by the end of Day 7. In your response, compare your assigned key area to the topic covered by a peer who analyzed a different key area from you. Determine where the two key areas intersect from the perspective of health care economics. Each response must be at least 100 words and substantively contribute to the discussion.

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Describe that company and what their major product or service would be. 

 
In this module, the discussion focuses on the similarities and differences among costing systems.  You should be able to describe the systems and also identify which system would be most appropriate for a company and why that would be the case.
Describe the differences between job order costing, process costing, and Activity Based Costing (ABC).  What are the advantages and disadvantages of each system?  Imagine a company that you might be a manager for.  Describe that company and what their major product or service would be.  Then, tell which cost system would be best suited to that firm and why.

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Take a position: product and service marketing are fundamentally different versus product and service marketing are highly related.

Is Service Marketing Different from Product Marketing?
Some service marketers maintain that service marketing is fundamentally different from product marketing and relies on different skills. Some traditional product marketers disagree, saying “good marketing is good marketing.”
Take a position: Product and service marketing are fundamentally different versus Product and service marketing are highly related.
Submission Instructions:
Your initial post should be at least 200 words, formatted and cited accurately in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.

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Zovio.

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the following:
Chapter 3, Chapter 4, and Chapter 5 in the textbook as well as the Week 2 instructor guidance.
Contractual Allowance vs. Bad Debt for Healthcare Providers (Links to an external site.)
Hospital Bad Debt Statistics (Links to an external site.)
Curbing Bad Debt by Improving the Patient Financial Experience (Links to an external site.)
Closing the Loop by Selling Bad Debt (Links to an external site.)
Create a Strong Workforce Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Links to an external site.)
Beyond the Medicare Annual Well Visit: Maximizing Revenue for Hospital-Owned Practices (Links to an external site.)
The course textbook indicates Medicare patients make up 42% of a hospital’s typical volume and Medicaid patients make up 16%. Both types of insurance coverage pay the hospitals less than what they spend on care for the patients. For Medicare the total shortfall for hospitals nationwide was $56.8 billion in 2019. For Medicaid the total shortfall for hospitals nationwide was $19 billion. Medicare pays 87 cents for every dollar spent on care. Medicaid pays 90 cents for every dollar spent on patient care (Epstein & Schneider, 2022). In addition, hospitals provide charity care, and some patients do not to pay toward their bills, which is considered bad debt.
For this discussion,
Evaluate why hospitals and medical organizations continue to accept patients who are covered by Medicare or Medicaid when they lose money on patient care costs.
Discuss ways you feel medical organizations can provide quality care for all patients or groups of people regardless of their health care coverage and ability to pay for care.

If medical organizations discontinued providing care to patients covered by Medicare or Medicaid specific groups of people may be negatively affected. Consider the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives that many health care organizations are incorporating, in your response.

Discuss the financial implications of gross uncollectibles on the bottom line of the health care institution. Provide your rationale for your response.
Identify at least one method a hospital can use to create new revenue streams to overcome financial losses. Provide your rationale for the method and include the target market.
Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Respond to two peers by the end of Day 7. In your response, compare your recommended revenue streams to your peers who recommended something different. Explain the benefits of your own method versus theirs. Each response must be at least 100 words and substantively contribute to the discussion.
Reference:
Epstein, L., & Schneider, A. (2022). Accounting for healthcare professionals (2nd ed.). Zovio.

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Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read

 
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read
Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 in your textbook.
Week 5 instructor guidance.
6 Ethical Issues in Healthcare in 2020 (Links to an external site.).
Arcathia Health Care Organization (HCO) is an organization whose current holdings include a 250-bed hospital, three walk-in clinics, a home health care agency, a rehab facility, and 10 satellite doctors’ offices with a total of 50 doctors working in the satellite offices. Arcathia HCO has a capital investment budget of $50 million for the next three years. They have a list of capital investment options that total $100 million that are possible for the organization to pursue. These options are as follows:
$10 million to start 10 new walk-in clinics across the community, to include facility build out, three years of salaries for staffing, and marketing the expansion of services. Locations for the new clinics will be in low-income, median-income, and upper-income areas of the community. There will be two clinics in the low-income areas, four clinics in the median-income area, and four in the upper income areas.
$5 million for a new electronic health record system that will serve all providers across the organization.
$5 million for cybersecurity automation.
$15 million for a new robotic surgical system plus the cost of 5 years of salary for two physicians trained to operate the system. Additionally, the costs include an update to the operating room to accommodate the new system.
$30 million to purchase and renovate a 100-bed hospital building that was closed 6 months previously due to the current owners losing its Medicare and Medicaid funding. The hospital is located in a suburban community approximately 20 miles away from the Avalon Health Care Organization hospital.
$5 million to purchase and renovate a hospice facility.
$5 million to build a clinical laboratory that will run disease-specific tests for cancer patients.
$25 million to purchase private properties surrounding the existing hospital, raze the existing homes, and build a new structure to house a state-of-the-art birthing center.
Address the following in your initial discussion post:
Select the capital investment projects you would recommend to the hospital leadership. Provide your rationale for the choices made.
Discuss any ethical considerations related to your expenditure choices. Address a minimum of two ethical considerations in your post. They can be from the following list, or you may discuss other ethical issues not identified here:

Use of data (e.g., quantitative and qualitative information) and analytics (e.g., statistical analysis of the data to reveal patterns, correlations, and cause-and-effect relationships) and the affect it has on patients
Safeguarding patient privacy
Equal access to treatments
Reconciling patient care decisions with fiscal responsibility
Implementing artificial intelligence and robotics
Devising ethical responses to pandemics and other widespread medical emergencies (AdventHealth University, 2020)
Equitable patient care
Impact of expansion, both advantageous and detrimental (e.g., increase in jobs versus negative impact on marginalized populations), to the surrounding community

Your initial post must be at least 250 words and use a minimum of two credible sources to support your discussion content. The supporting resources can be your textbook as well as the required or recommended resources provided in this course, the University of Arizona Global Campus Library, or credible websites.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. All referenced materials must include citations and references in APA format. Please see directions for including APA Style elements on these Writing Center pages: APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) and APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.).
Guided Response: Due by Day 7. Review at least two of your classmate’s capital expenditure choices and justification. Compare your peer’s expenditure choices to your own. Discuss any further ethical concerns that were not addressed by your peer based on the expenditures listed.
Reference:
AdventHealth University. (2020, May 5). 6 ethical issues in healthcare in 2020 (Links to an external site.). AHU Online Blog. https://online.ahu.edu/blog/ethical-issues-in-healthcare/

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Why do you think we still need the human element in order to understand and make the best predictions/decisions?


Watch (or read the transcript of) the following TedTalk: The human insights missing from big data by Tricia Wang. Then, respond to the questions below:
Tricia’s underlying point of her talk was that even with all this quantitative data and statistical analysis techniques, it still does not tell us everything. Sometimes richer (or deeper) data is needed. Why do you think we still need the human element in order to understand and make the best predictions/decisions?
As a manager, what do you think will be your best process for making decisions that balances the messages in qualitative (or deep) and quantitative data?
To receive full credit, your initial response should:
be a minimum of 300 words in length and are worth 8 points
demonstrate an understanding of key concepts;
include a rationale, evidence, or example that supports your response;
be free of significant mechanical errors. 
include a minimum of 1 scholarly source; referenced at the end of your post and cited within the text of your response according to APA 7th edition guidelines.