Discuss the process of creating a budget for a healthcare facility. Why is budgeting in health care different from many other industries?

1. Describe the various sources of funding beyond third-party reimbursement from which the various types of healthcare facilities can benefit.

3. Discuss the CMS Quality Initiatives that are underway at this time. Do you support these initiatives? Why, or why not? How do you feel these initiatives will affect patient care?

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

2. Discuss the process of creating a budget for a healthcare facility. Why is budgeting in health care different from many other industries?