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Financial Management in Health Care II

East Baltimore
4th term
Health Policy and Management
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • Monday,  2:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • John W. K. Ellis
LaKeasha Wormley

312.617, 312.603 and 312.623


Healthcare Financial Management II is a broad based course that covers topics utilized by a senior level executive in the day-to-day management of healthcare organizations. The subject matter will be covered from a prospective of understanding the theory and practical application of the concepts rather than the actual preparation of financial transactions. It is assumed that the students will attain leadership positions in an organization that will require interaction or direct supervision of a chief financial officer; and, as such, will learn techniques to communicate and understand the results of the financial statements of an organization

Presents opportunities to apply knowledge of accounting, budgeting and financial management in a real world setting, emphasizing analysis and decision-making; applies in a broad range of healthcare settings, including the pharmaceutical, insurance, consulting and for-profit industries. Topics include business plan preparation; financial analysis and business planning; financial forecasting and cash budgeting; Maryland reimbursement system; mergers and acquisitions;

healthcare reform and third party reimbursements.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the concepts of the Maryland reimbursement system in business planning situations
  2. Develop a strategy to solidify an organization's place in the market
  3. Execute a plan to consolidate multiple business lines and estimate the financial impact of a combined entity;
  4. Calculate an insurance premium and capitation payment
  5. Demonstrate teamwork skills within a work team resulting in a completed case study
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 10% Participation
  • 30% Group Presentation
  • 50% Group Project(s)
  • 10% Peer-feedback

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent to register.

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