All health care organizations have complicated budgeting policies and procedures. The more the nurse understands the process, the more effectively they can participate in the process. The budget process usually starts with an interdisciplinary approach.
1.Describe the potential members of the interdisciplinary team for budget development and the role of each individual.
2.What are the specific responsibilities of nursing in the development of the budget?
Are the responsibilities for budget specific only to the leadership of the nursing department or are they found throughout the organization?
Services Offered by HMOs and PPOs
In your location, identify three medical insurance providers that operate as HMOs or PPOs. What are the types of services (disease management, case management, holistic care, care plans, educational programs, family support, etc.) offered by the HMOs or PPOs and ways in which the services have benefited your patients?
Discuss two reasons why holistic care is necessary for individuals with chronic illnesses.