Essay about Health Service Management 340 Final
Student Answer: First and foremost, if a hospital is suddenly lost all of its cardiovascular surgeons...heads will roll. However, if there are a major lost of service such as the cardiovascular surgeon...there will be a decrease in the volume due to the lost of services. Thus when the hospital have a reduce in the total volume it will also have a reduce in total cost. If the hospital is operating under statistics budget...in the long run, through the development or discontinuation of certain programs volume may be …show more content…
5. Question : (TCO 3) Use the following data to calculate the variances in problem.
Your hospital has been approached by a major HMO to perform all their MS-DRG 470 cases (major joint procedures). They have offered a flat price of $10,000 per case. You have reviewed your charges for MS-DRG 470 during the last year and found the following profile:
The HMO in the above example has indicated that their doctors use less expensive joint implants. If this less expensive implant is used, your medical supply