Brownsville Campus: Student Accessibility Services is located in Cortez Hall Room 129 and can be contacted by phone at (956) 882-7374 (Voice) or via email at [email protected] . Edinburg Campus: Student Accessibility Services is located in 108 University Center and can be contacted by phone at (956) 665-7005 (Voice), (956) 665-3840 (Fax), or via email at [email protected] . Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship learning goals and mission The Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship has adopted the following learning goals and objectives that each student should achieve while in a degree program. Not all goals and objectives are covered in each course; however, all goals and objectives should be addressed throughout the degree program. Graduate Learning Goals This course contributes to the following learning goals: Assessment method Leadership Peer evaluations on the group projects Communication Skills No oral communication assessment. Writing assignments and group projects Critical Analysis and decision- making Quizzes, problem sets, writing assignments, and group projects Global perspectives ☐ Ethics Scholastic integrity Our mission is to be the agent of innovation, knowledge discovery, and economic development in South Texas, Northern Mexico, and beyond, by offering a rigorous curriculum informed by experiential learning, high quality research, and community partnerships. Your mastery of these learning goals and objectives help us to achieve this mission. Course specific goals and objectives Students will be assessed for their competence in achieving the course objectives via assigned tasks: concept quizzes, writing assignments, quantitative problem solving, and group case studies. Assigned tasks will be scored using the grading rubrics posted on the course website. A minimum grade of 80% on each assessment tool is required for successful completion of each weekly module.
FINA 6350.01V Spring 2018 Syllabus Page 6 of 12 Goal 1 Describe the framework for financial decision making in healthcare organizations Textbook Chapters: Chapter 1 – Introduction to Healthcare Financial Management Chapter 2 – Health Insurance Chapter 3 – Payments to Providers Objectives Students will be able to Discuss the role of financial management in heath services organizations; Explain how the goals of investor-owned and not-for-profit businesses differ; Describe the tax laws that apply to individuals and to healthcare businesses; Describe the key features of insurance; Demonstrate how insurers set premium rates; Describe coding and reimbursement methods; Explain the rationale, design, and incentives of pay-for-performance systems; and Assess the implications of health reform for the financial management of healthcare organizations, the health insurance industry, and payments to providers of healthcare services.
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