CheckPoint Cost Per Output and Cost Per Outcome Response

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Cost Per Output/Cost Per Outcome Response Iesha Neal HSM/260 19 April 2013 Florence Wisn All human services agencies want to pay direct attention to the variables due to the cost per output and cost per outcome this is a direct correlation of what the organization uses. That data would should show detailed information to which what program/service brought in the most benefits versus the cost factor. If an agency does not evaluate the cost factor per output/ cost per outcome then there would be no way of knowing or understanding the current or future financial placement. Indirect and direct cost are also a factor when it comes to the determining of cost per output/ cost per outcome. When there is a need that has a direct correlation the program this is a direct cost, but there is a cost element that is
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Unformatted text preview: shared or does not have a direct correlation to the program but is a need this is an indirect cost. When you factor all of these elements together it simplifies the way that budgeting can be managed, wither it be a program budget or a performance budget. A performance budget is detail oriented, calculating the expenses of a specific program and branching into other programs, while a program budget is less detailed oriented, and more like sums up expenses from all programs and reaches a total that way. Reference Martin, L. (2001). Financial management for human service administrators. Boston, MA: Allynand Bacon...
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