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Research the literature on Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) paying particular attention to how SOX relates to GAAP, Corporate Compliance, Ethics and Fraud & Abuse.
Write a 3-4 page paper that answers the question. “How do GAAP, corporate compliance and ethics combine to prevent fraud and abuse in the health care organizations?” Your paper should be analytical and should address the following:
Describe each of the concept GAAP ethics corporate compliance and fraud and abuse
Identify and describe the relationships of the concepts of GAAP, corporate compliance and ethics to fraud and abuse prevention.
Answer the analytical question “How do GAAP ethics standards and corporate compliance programs work together to prevent fraud and abuse in health care organizations?
After reviewing the financial statements of your publicly traded hospital, calculate the following ratios for that hospital
Days in Accounts Receivable Capital Structure
Debt to Equity Ration
make a ratio chart and prepare a an oral presentation with PP sides that:
Defines the ratios
compares the trend in the key ratios over the three year time period
compares how the ratios change in relationships to one another over the three year time period 2007, 2008, 2009.
Prepare a PP presentation with detailed speaker notes on the following methodologies
Break event analysis
Net present value
internal rate and return
In the presentation:
Define and describe the different methodologies
Tax exempt bonds
Discuss which option would be better for 1) a cash rich hospital with a moderate amount of debt; 2) a hospital with lower cash flow and minimal debt, 3) a cash por hospital with high debt.
2) A "publicly traded" health system is a for profit healthcare organizations that has shareholders and is traded on the New York Exchange. The reason for selection a publicly traded company is those companies must make their financial information public. All the publicly traded health care systems have websites that include their financial information. The SEC website also has extensive financial information on publicly traded companies. You will be assigned one of the following publicly traded companies for our group exercise.
D. Community Health Systems
Review your company and prepare an oral presentation with PP slides that introduces your selected organization and its current overall financial status.
Be sure to include the following
Who is your company?
What business is your company in?
What is your company's business model?
What is your company's general financial status over the past 3 years?
What is any, major financial issues does your company have to deal with that affects its financial status?
set all the above in excel into a chart
|Due By (Pacific Time)||08/12/2014 12:00 am|
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