Cleverly, W. O., & Cleverly, J. O. (2018). Essentials of health care finance (8th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Read Chapter 3, which will provide an overview of the financial environment of healthcare organizations. Read Chapter 7, which discusses health insurance and managed care.
Please access the Redshelf text in the "Getting Started" module in the course
Orfield, C., Hula, L., Barna, M., & Houg, S. (2015). The Affordable Care Act and access to care for people changing coverage sources. American Journal of Public Health 10(5), S651–S657. This article shows how changing healthcare policies will affect health coverage.
Borchert, R., & Borchert, T. (2014). The future of managed care contracting part II. Receivables Report for America’s Healthcare Financial Managers, 29(3), 3-7. This article explains the basic theories of managed care contracting.
Borchert, R., & Borchert, T. (2013). The future of managed care contracting part I. Receivables Report for America’s Healthcare Financial Managers, 28(12), 3-6. The article focuses on dealing with managed care contracts in the U.S.