Ch 1: Introduction to Healthcare Finance

About This Chapter

If you're looking for a high-level introduction to healthcare finance, this chapter is for you. This collection of lessons and quizzes is a great option for students who want to get ahead in a healthcare finance class or who need to study these topics for an upcoming exam.

Introduction to Healthcare Finance - Chapter Summary

This introductory healthcare finance chapter outlines basic healthcare finance functions and roles. As you work through these short and simple lessons, you'll become familiar with the structure of healthcare finance departments, as well as the differences between managerial and financial accounting. To get the most out of your studying experience, we encourage you to take the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam. The chapter also includes an Ask the Expert feature that you can use to submit any questions you may have about the material. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Describe the function and specialization of healthcare finance
  • Recognize financial management roles in healthcare organizations
  • Explain how healthcare finance departments are normally structured
  • Differentiate between financial and managerial accounting

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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