 Write a 4-6 page paper in which you discuss

 Write a 4-6 page paper in which you discuss the value of ratio analysis in decision making for health care organizations. Complete the following in your paper:

o Discuss the meaning of ratio analysis in healthcare.
o Pick only one (1) ratio from EACH major group from the financial statements. (e.g. Current ratio,

ROE, Debt to equity, ALOS)

Major Groups: o

o Liquidity ratios (Current ratio, Days Cash-on-Hand, Quick Ratio)

o Profitability ratios (ROE, ROA, Total Margin, Operating Margin)

o Leverage/Capital Structure Ratios (Debt ratio, Equity ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio)

o Nonfinancial Ratios (Occupancy rate, payer mix, ALOS, Expense per discharge, FTE per bed, HMO penetration)

o Discuss one (1) ratio (from EACH major group) using the following criteria:

o What is the meaning of each ratio?

o Evaluate the meaning of the ratio related to the financial health of the health care organization. Show the calculations.

o Explain the factors that affect the results related to the financial health of the organization.

You can also utilize the sample Help4UHMO Organization financial statements (located under week 6) or a real-life health care organization to evaluate by researching their financial statements. Show relevant calculations.

  •   Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
  •   Provide a minimum of two (2) cited sources in your paper. Properly cite in APA format

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