Accession Number:

ADA209669

Title:

A Methodology to Measure the Cost of a Single Outpatient Visit in the Family Practice Clinic

Descriptive Note:

Study rept. Jul 1985-Jul 1986

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

This study developed a method for measurement of the cost of a single patient visit in the Family Practice Clinic. Actual cost data were collected for selected clinic visits. The author concluded that more reasonable and accurate cost data can be obtained with computation of actual cost data than can be obtained from the averaging methods of the Uniform Chart of Accounts data base. Keywords Medical services Cost accounting Outpatient clinics Workload Work measurement Military medicine Army facilities Health administration Theses.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE