Health Care Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar prepares nurse managers for successful interfacing between financial departments and nursing administration. Using a systems approach to analyze the financial impact of health decisions so nurse managers can thoroughly understand financial concepts such as staffing, budgeting, identifying and analyzing variance, measuring productivity, costing, accounting, and forecasting, the text also presents examples, techniques, and financial accounting terminology and demonstrates how cost cutting can affect patient outcomes.For example, a physician gave the patient a flu shot and sent the bill to the insurance company. ... A Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) code or HCFA Current Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) Code(s) designate specific procedures.
|Title||:||Health Care Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar|
|Author||:||Janne Dunham-Taylor, Joseph Z. Pinczuk|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2006-01|