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NUR 603 - Health Care Financing for Nursing Practices

(2 credits)
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or permission of instructor. Focuses on strategic thinking for planning and managing in health care settings. Economics, reimbursement, budget planning, business planning, and marketing are explored in relation to nursing services. Issues such as health care financing practices, reimbursement for nursing care, cost-accounting of nursing services, billing codes, resource allocation, managed care and insurance coverage are explored. Effects of such practices on nursing workforce/manpower issues are explored. Access to care is analyzed as a contributing factor to population health. Students develop analytical skills and examine the ethical impact of economic decisions. An eight-week course.


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