Reimbursement and the Revenue Cycle of a healthcare organization. (in order to complete the white paper, you will need to choose a hospital. You can choose one that you are familiar with or create an imaginary one)
Describe what reimbursement means to this specific healthcare organization. What would happen if services were provided to patients but no payments were received for these services? What specific data would you review in the reimbursement area to know whether changes were necessary?
Illustrate the revenue cycle using a flowchart tool. Take the patient through the cycle from the initial point of contact through the care and ending at the point where the payment is collected.
Prioritize the departments at this specific healthcare organization in order of their importance to the revenue cycle. Support your ordering of the departments with evidence. Guidelines for Submission: Your draft must be submitted as a three-to four-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12 point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least four sources, which should be cited in APA format.