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Week One: Financial Management and Agency Relationships Discussion Questions CheckPoint: The Four C’s and Five Pillars Week Two: Accounting CheckPoint: Accounting Dartboard Assignment: Accounting Practices and Entries Week Three: Time and Value Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Present and Future Value Week Four: Financial Statement Analysis CheckPoint: Ratio Analysis Exercise: Interview Scheduling Assignment: Financial Statement Analysis Week Five: Valuing Assets Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Approaches to Valuation Week Six: Cost Behavior CheckPoint: Costs and Cost Control


Assignment: Financial Officer Interview Week Seven: Budgeting and Variance Analysis Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Revenue Variance Analysis Week Eight: Cash Management and Current Liabilities CheckPoint: Short-Term Financing Assignment: Cash Management Services Week Nine: Financial Management in Health Care Capstone Discussion Question Final Project: Financial Presentation

HCA 270 Week 1 CheckPoint The Four C's and Five Pillars CheckPoint: The Four C’s and Five Pillars Resource: Appendix B Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] Complete Appendix B, parts I and II. Post as an attachment.

HCA 270 Week 2 Assignment Accounting Practices and Entries Assignment: Accounting Practices and Entries Accounting practices and principles are at the heart of financial management. To understand the financial transactions of health care organizations, it is necessary to understand the different types of accounting practices and how entries are made and items recorded using each practice. Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format comparing and contrasting the different types of accounting, namely accrual, cash flow, and fund accounting. Be sure to consider the following: o How are entries made under each type of accounting? o How does each type of accounting handle depreciation, if at all? o How is inventory accounted for? o Are there any differences between the organizations that adopt a particular accounting method? o What are the strengths and weaknesses of the various types of accounting? Cite at least two sources other than your text. Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.


HCA 270 Week 4 Assignment Financial Statement Analysis Assignment: Financial Statement Analysis The analysis of financial statements is critical for determining the financial health of any organization. Financial statement analysis, however, demands a thorough understanding of accounting rules and principles; if the information on these statements is to be interpreted accurately, a firm knowledge of the uses and limitations of these statements is vital. Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Address each of the following points about financial statements and financial statement analysis in a 750- to 1,050-word paper in APA format: o The major purposes of financial statements o The type of information financial statements provide o The limitations of financial statements o The outside factors upon which the conclusions drawn from these statements are reliant o How items in common-size statements are presented o How ratios in ratio analysis are computed and used o Why most financial analysts prefer ratio analysis to common-size statements Cite at least two sources other than your text. Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

HCA 270 Week 6 Assignment Financial Officer Interview Assignment: Financial Officer Interview Resources: Appendix E Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Interview a financial officer within a health care organization. Use the questionnaire provided in Appendix E, and be sure to record in detail the answer to each question (space has been provided for additional questions, but be sure to record any additional questions you ask as well as the responses). Complete part II of Appendix E once all answers have been recorded. Post Appendix E as an attachment.

HCA 270 Week 6 CheckPoint Costs and Cost Control CheckPoint: Costs and Cost Control Resource: Appendix D Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Review the classifications of cost presented in Ch. 7 of Financial Management. Complete Appendix D, parts I and II. Post as an attachment.


HCA 270 Week 7 CheckPoint Revenue Variance Analysis CheckPoint: Revenue Variance Analysis Resource: Ch. 8 of Financial Management Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum] Review variance analysis in Ch. 8 of the text. Determine the revenue variance from Arcadia Hospital’s 2005 budget. Address the following: Is the variance positive or negative? Which is desirable, a positive or negative variance? Why? What do you think are some of the possible causes for this variance? How would you adjust Arcadia Hospital’s 2006 budget in light of your variance analysis? Explain your answer. Post the variance and your answers as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

HCA 270 Week 8 Assignment Cash Management Services Assignment: Cash Management Services Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Research the cash management services available at three different commercial banks. Detail the different services available, the features of one particular service you believe to be the best, and the fees involved. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in APA format addressing the following and explaining each of your answers: o What are the advantages and disadvantages of each bank’s offering? o Which bank and cash management service would you choose? Why? o How can using a bank’s cash management service reduce opportunity cost for a health care organization? Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

HCA 270 Week 8 CheckPoint Short-Term Financing CheckPoint: Short-Term Financing Short-term financing is essential to the business operations of any organization, and obtaining this financing is an integral part of financial management. Financial managers in health care must have a good understanding of the various types of short-term financing available to their particular organizations. Resource: Ch. 19 of Financial Management. Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Address the following regarding the various types of short-term financing available to health care organizations: o Explain the differences between accounts payable and trade credit.


o Explain the opportunity costs involved with some types of trade credit. o How do short-term bank notes provide what amounts to permanent financing at short-term rates? o What are the risks involved with short-term bank notes? o What types of organizations are capable of offering commercial paper as a source of short-term financing? Post your answers as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

HCA 270 Week 9 Capstone Checkpoint Capstone Discussion Question Due Date: Day 3 [Main forum] Post your response to the following: What are two principles of financial management that you will likely use in your future career? How will you use them, and why are they important? Explain your answer.

HCA 270 Week 9 Final Project Financial Presentation Final Project: Financial Presentation Resource: Appendix A Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Create a 15- to 17-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation detailing the hospital’s current status and comparing this year’s statements with the previous year’s statements. Include the following: o Ratio analysis from the 2005 and 2006 financial statements Current ratio Inventory turnover Total asset o A comparison of the 2005 and 2006 ratios o Valuation of the hospital’s worth for 2005 and 2006 Rules of thumb Adjusted book value Discounted cash flow o A comparison of the 2005 and 2006 valuations o The revenue variances from the 2005 and 2006 budgets o A comparison of the variances from 2005 and 2006 o A summary of your findings regarding the overall health and current status of the hospital, with recommendations for next year’s budget Provide detailed speaker notes. Cite three outside sources and list them on a separate slide. Post your presentation as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® attachment.



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