Unit 2 DB (Accounting and Financial Principles) 

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Due to decreased funding caused by value based models of payment, accountable care organization payment and bundled care payment, discuss the following:

  • What is the impact that these new payment models will have on Krona’s revenue.
  • Address the possible issues surrounding next year’s forecasting.
  • Discuss the challenges, benefits, and risks in utilizing capitation.
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Unit 2 DB (Financing Health Services)

 

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Public and private health insurance plays a very significant role in the delivery and funding or reimbursement of health care services, making it very important that all health care professionals understand, at a minimum, the basics of health insurance. For this assignment, you are required to discuss the following:

  • Provide a definition of both private and public health insurance, and discuss the differences between private and public health insurance.
  • Choose 1 public health insurance program (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, or Children’s Health Insurance Program), and discuss the basics of that program and the financial impact it has had on health care delivery in the United States.
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Unit 2 IP (Financing Health Services)

 

“The complexity of financing in health care is one of the primary characteristics of medical care delivery in the United States” (Shi & Singh, 2012, p. 129). There are numerous reimbursement methods (e.g., capitation, fee-for-service, package pricing, etc.) that are used by health care organizations and providers to get paid for the health care services that they provide. Building upon your Individual Project from Unit 1, write a 3-5 page paper not including a title page and reference page that contains the following:

  • Summarize 3 different reimbursement methods that are used by health care providers and organizations.
  • Choose which method(s) will work best for the health care facility that you have proposed to be developed, and explain why you chose that method(s).
  • Discuss the pros and cons of the reimbursement method(s) that you chose.
  • Discuss the impact that the method(s) may have on the financial operations of the facility that you chose.

Access Control Discussion

For the discussion this week you will we discussing vulnerabilities. For your main post you will select two IT Infrastucture domains which are below.

1) User domain

2) Workstation

3) LAN

4) LAN to WAN

5) WAN

6) Remote Access

For each of the domains selected research and report on 2-3 vulnerabilities per domain and what would be a control for each of the vulnerabilities identified.  Show your research.

A minimum of two response posts are required.

Using the IT Infrastructure domains and research you did in the discussion prepare a short paper on the vulnerabilities you presented.  That is, If those vulnerabilities should be exploited do they affect Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of a system.  Explain and support your rational.  Paper should be 2-3 pages in length and references

network risk management.

The Discussion Board (DB) is part of the core of online learning. Classroom discussion in an online environment requires the active participation of students and the instructor to create robust interaction and dialogue. Every student is expected to create an original response to the open-ended DB question as well as engage in dialogue by responding to posts created by others throughout the week. At the end of each unit, DB participation will be assessed based on both level of engagement and the quality of the contribution to the discussion.

At a minimum, each student will be expected to post an original and thoughtful response to the DB question and contribute to the weekly dialogue by responding to at least two other posts from students. The first contribution must be posted before midnight (Central Time) on Friday of each week. Two additional responses are required after Friday of each week. Students are highly encouraged to engage on the Discussion Board early and often, as that is the primary way the university tracks class attendance and participation.

The purpose of the Discussion Board is to allow students to learn through sharing ideas and experiences as they relate to course content and the DB question. Because it is not possible to engage in two-way dialogue after a conversation has ended, no posts to the DB will be accepted after the end of each unit.

Your manager has heard the term network risk management. He is not sure what it entails. Before you tell him what it is, you want to be certainly that you have all of the factors. Research network management and answer the following questions for your manager:

  • Explain to your manager what it is.
  • Explain how network risk can be mitigated.
  • Why do you think it is important?

In your own words, please post a response to the Discussion Board and comment on other postings. You will be graded on the quality of your postings.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Draft Term Paper: Project Managers and Ethics, Leadership, and Technology

Due Week 7 and worth 75 points

Project managers do a lot more than calculations and reporting; they must keep the team on track, ensure ethical decisions are made, deal with conflict, and, depending on the type of organization, they may perform employee evaluations, issue bonuses, hire and lay off personnel, and other tasks. In this paper, you will discuss some of the key elements of the project management process.

Write a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you:

  1. Describe the different organizational structures as it relates to project management (i.e., functional, project-based, matrix).
  2. Discuss at least two (two) different roles that project managers can play in organizational leadership.
  3. Describe at least three (3) human resource factors that affect project management.
  4. Recommend five (5) conflict resolution techniques that project managers can utilize to keep team members productive.
  5. Explain at least three (3) leadership approaches and when they are best utilized.
  6. Describe five (5) ethical situations or dilemmas that project managers might face in their role within an organization.
  7. Summarize tools and techniques commonly used in project procurement.
  8. Assess the role of technology in project management.
  9. Provide your expectations for the development of the project management field aided by modern technologies.
  10. Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Describe and demonstrate ethical practices in project management.
  • Examine the human resource factors that can impact project management.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in IT project management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about issues in IT project management using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

network monitoring technologies

As a network manager in a medium-size corporation, it is your responsibility to use a proactive approach to providing security to your network.

  • Evaluate 2 network monitoring technologies.
    • These should be able to provide you with a graphical look at your network nodes and layout.
    • These technologies should both offer some alert mechanism included in the package.
    • State some advantages and disadvantages of each.
    • Compare the costs of each.

This information will need to be presented to your vice president and CIO so that funding can be provided to implement one of the solutions you are recommending.

  • For each technology, create a 6-slide PowerPoint presentation (12 slides total). Input the information you have found on each solution.
  • Include any information that you think will be useful in helping them understand the importance of proactive network management and monitoring and how it plays a key role in maintaining a stable operating environment.

Please submit your assignment.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Assignment

Assignment:

Scenario: From a nonpartisan legislative staff perspective, draft a one-page bill analysis of Virginia’s SB 222 (2018 Legislative Session). This should be written in a professional format.

Be sure to include the following information:

  • 1) Bill number and title
  • 2) The name of the sponsor of the bill and their political party association
  • 3) Whether there was a companion bill in the House. If so, list the House bill number, the sponsor of the bill and their political association
  • 4) A brief summary of the bill
  • 5) Whether this bill has a financial impact
  • 6) Identify 2 stakeholders that you think would have an interest in this bill, one for the bill and one against the bill. Briefly state why you think they would be for or against. (This is your opinion; you do not have to do additional research to identify actual stakeholders. The stakeholders you identify and your explanation of their positions should be rational.)
  • 7) Whether this bill was enacted.

Provide all references in APA.

executive management

As a member of the finance team, you have been asked to forecast the upcoming year’s operational budget for Krona Community Hospital. Click here for last year’s budget. After reviewing specific data, internal input, and external input from various sources, you find that the executive management team would like the budget to reflect the following:

  • 10% increase in inpatient revenue
  • 15% increase in outpatient revenue
  • 5% increase in pharmacy revenue
  • 15% increase in home health and hospital revenue
  • 10% increase in payroll and benefits

Additionally, provide discussion on the following:

  • How do you think that revenue would increase in each of the areas? Think outside of the box, and perform research to determine current trends in those areas.
  • Why would there be a forecasted need to increase payroll and benefits?
  • Explain the role of key leadership in the budgeting process, from the chief executive officer down through to the staff level of a financial analyst.