2-3 pg paper – Healthcare Accounting – Uncollectible Accounts
Using your text and at least one scholarly source, prepare a two to three page paper (excluding title and reference page), in APA format, on the following:
· Explain the difference between Charity Care and Bad Debt in a healthcare environment.
· Explain how the patient financial services personnel assist in determining which category the uncollectible account should be placed.
· Discuss the financial implications of gross uncollectibles on the bottom line of the healthcare institution, and explain how these are recorded on the financial statements