Remember accounts receivable from your Week 2 wiki example and its impact on cash? Take a look at Example 8-2 and Figure 8-6 on page 139 in your text. Discuss your answers to the questions on page 140:
1. What is the purpose of the cash budget?
2. Read #2 on page 140 in your text. How did you determine the minimum level of cash reserves needed to pay operating costs of the facility without borrowing?
3. Explain your understanding of the importance of knowing how to intelligently discuss these issues with the facility’s accountant(s). For example, why is it important for healthcare managers to gain knowledge of financing and accounting?
Harrison C. & Harrison P. (2013) Introduction to healthcare finance and accounting. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning.
APA format is required.