Powers, B. W., Navathe, A. S., Chaguturu, S. K., & Ferris, T. F. (2017). Aligning incentives for value: The internal performance at Partners Health Care. Healthcare, 5(3), 141–149. This article presents a brief discussion of payment incentives.
Hoffman, A., & Spence, J. (2013). Elevating the role of finance at Mary Lanning Healthcare. Healthcare Financial Management Journal, 67(11), 100-104. This article gives a short analysis of the working of finance and administration at a healthcare institution.
Essentials of health care finance
Cleverly, W. O., & Cleverly, J. O. (2018). Essentials of health care finance (8th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Read Chapters 1, 3, and 11.
Chapter 1 provides a brief description of the importance of financial information, the uses of the information, and the financial functions within a healthcare organization. Chapter 3 discusses the factors influencing the financial viability of healthcare organizations, and the major reimbursement issues used in healthcare. Chapter 11 discusses how to calculate and analyze the financial condition of the healthcare organization. Please access the Redshelf text in the "Getting Started" module in the course