Courses & Units

Financial Management in Health BAA714

Introduction

This unit offers an introduction to the most-used tools and techniques of health care financial management. The unit covers a broad range of topics that include an overview of the health care system and evolving reimbursement methodologies; health care accounting and financial statements; managing cash, billings, and collections; the time value of money and analysing and financing major capital investments; determining cost and using cost information in decision-making; budgeting and performance measurement; and pricing. In addition, this unit includes information on benchmarking, auditing, and internal control. This unit has a particular focus on the Australian tertiary health care system, with application to both the public and private sectors. Through your active participation in this unit, you will gain both a theoretical and practical appreciation of the financial management of health care organisations, vital for all senior managers and executive within the health sector.

Summary

Unit name Financial Management in Health
Unit code BAA714
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management
Coordinator

Dr Nazlee Siddiqui

Teaching staff

Dr Nazlee Siddiqui

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
2 010103

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit is taught primarily off campus (distance), with non-mandatory, supporting intensive seminars in Sydney (maximum 2 days).

Assessment

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Textbooks

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