Nalysis of the role of the Manager in Health Finance

Details of the task:

A written assignment, analyzing the role of the manager in the
purchasing, OR clinical coding OR commissioning of healthcare,
using relevant examples and the evidence base, to generate
recommendations for practice and / or policy. (2000 words)

This component is intended to assess the following learning outcomes:

1. Explain the role of purchasers and commissioners in the fair
allocation of resources.

2. Appreciate the use of clinical coding procedures for efficient
payment and cost control.

3. Employ strategies to manage the effective use of coding
systems in health care.

Reading and Resources:

Glennerster H (2009) Understanding the finance of welfare:
What welfare costs and how to pay for it. (2nd
ed) Bristol, The
Policy Press.

Gottrett P, Schrieber G (2006) Health Financing Revisited: A
practitioners guide. Washington, The World Bank. Available at:
HFRFull.pdf

Mossalios E, Dixon A, Figueras J, Kutzin J (2002) Funding
health care: options for Europe. Maidenhead, Open University
Press

Recommended

Bodenheimer T (2005) High and Rising Health Care Costs. Part
1: Seeking an Explanation Ann Intern Med. vol 142: pp847-854.

Bodenheimer T (2005) High and Rising Health Care Costs. Part
2: Technologic Innovation Ann Intern Med. vol 142: pp932-937.

Bodenheimer T (2005) High and Rising Health Care Costs. Part
3: The Role of Health Care Providers Ann Intern Med. vol 142:
pp996-1002.

Bodenheimer T, Fernandez A (2005) High and Rising Health
Care Costs. Part 4: Can costs be controlled while preserving
quality? Ann Intern Med. vol 143:pp26-31.

Hsiao W (1995) Abnormal economics in the health sector
Health Policy v32 pp125-139.

McPake B, Kumaranayake L, Normand C (2002) Health
Economics: An international perspective. London, Routledge.

Walshe,K. and Smith,J. (2006) Healthcare Management,
Maidenhead, Open University Press

Wonderling D, Gruen R, Black N (2005) Introduction to health
economics. Berkshire, Open University Press

Nalysis of the role of the Manager in Health Finance

you need to analyse the role of the manager in purchasing or clinical coding or commisioning of healthcare , using examples and evidence base to generate recommendations for practice; 2000 word essay:

1.explaining the role of purchasers and comminsioners in the fair allocation of resources

2.appreciate and discuss the use of clinical coding procedures for efficient payment and cost control

3.employ strategies to manage the effective use of coding systems in healthcare