Project #196582 - Finance for health care

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Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 08/21/2017 12:00 pm

Unit 3 Assignment: Impact of Coding in the Health Care Environment. 

Unit Outcomes Addressed in this Assignment:

  • Explain cost classification
  • Explain the importance of proper cost allocation in healthcare organizations
  • Describe the difference between fee-for service and capitation reimbursement
  • Explain the impact of revenue and cost structure on risk in healthcare organizations 

Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:

HS440-2: Describe international standard diagnosis classification use in the US health care reimbursement and billing system. 

Utilizing your textbook and the Kaplan Resource Library:

  • Describe the importance of proper coding in healthcare to ensure prompt reimbursement by answering the following questions:
    • Describe the role of finance in the healthcare system.
    • Describe the Diagnosis codes and how they are used, impacting reimbursement.
    • Describe the features of third-party payers
    • Explain the reimbursement methods used and the effects of coding on reimbursement 


  • Responses to the questions should be written in a clear, detailed manner and observe the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.).
  • Follow APA formatting for the title and reference page, as well as APA formatting within the paper itself (Times New Roman 12-point font and properly double spaced).
  • The minimum page limit is 2 pages or 600 words.
  • The maximum page limit is 4 pages or 1200 words.
  • Information should be summarized in your own words with appropriate APA formatting and citation style of in-text citations in the body of the text to acknowledge the source(s) of information.
  • Include at least one reference. The course textbook may count towards the reference requirement for this Assignment. All references will follow APA format.
  • Follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, etc.).
  • Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
  • For additional support, utilize the Kaplan Writing Center and review the document entitled, “Writing Center Resources,” found in Course Documents 

Submitting Your Assignment

Complete the assignment using the Unit 3 Assignment Template. When you are ready to submit it, go to the Dropbox and submit.



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