Due to the countless variables that affect revenue and cost, the hospital reimbursement process is by far the most complex of any industry. Requiring only a basic financial background and a working knowledge of accounting, Hospital Reimbursement: Concepts and Principles supplies a clear understanding of the concepts and principles that drive the re

Fundamentals of Accounting. Types of Hospitals/Conceptual Framework. Hospital Revenue Cycle. Hospital Services. Medicare. Medicaid. Other Insurance Providers. Governmental Cost Reporting. Statement of Operations (Income Statement). Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet). Coding. Managing the Month-End Close Process. Calculating the Financial Impact of Hospital Length of Stay. The Future of Healthcare Accounting. Epilogue. Appendices: UB-04 Revenue Codes. FYE 2010 Medicare MS-DRG Listing. Index.