UC Healthcare Finance Cost Behavior Analysis Discussion
Cost accounting systems are designed to provide different measures of cost for different decision-making purposes. Assess how understanding cost behavior will help healthcare financial managers help their organizations achieve financial viability overall.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Identify one example of an event that has changed the operations of your organization or an organization with which you are familiar with. If you are not currently working in a healthcare organization (HCO), you may choose a case study from a reliable source from which to work.
Review this week’s Reading and Learning Resources.
Post a cohesive response to the following:
Assess how the understanding of cost behavior will enable healthcare financial managers to help their organizations achieve financial viability in the long run.
Respond and continue the Discussion through Day 7:
Expand on this Discussion by highlighting differences between your posting and your colleagues’ postings. Provide additional insights or alternative perspectives.
The initial post must require a minimum of four (4) current quality references, two (2) of them from peer-reviewed articles from the UC online library. Including references in your replies to classmates is optional but recommended.