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Health Care Case Study: Financial Statements
University of Phoenix
Health Care Financial Accounting
HCS/405
December 06, 2010
Health Care Case Study: Financial Statements
This paper is a health care case study of financial statements for Patton-Fuller Community Hospital. This summary is a review of the annual report and financial statements and the differences between the audited and the unaudited statements. The financial ratios are examined to determine if there has been improvement from 2008 to 2009 and to explain the cause. This paper will also summarize the relationship between revenue sources and expenses and explain the effect of revenue sources on financial reporting. The summary will also determine how the hospital’s revenues and expenses are grouped for planning and control. Audited and Unaudited Financial Statements

The balance sheets for the Patton-Fuller Community Hospital for the years of 2008 and 2009 appear to have a discrepancy of $1,000,000 in the patient accounts received. On the 2009 unaudited statement, there was $59,787,000 and on the audited there was $58,787,000 which accounts for the $1,000,000 difference. Additionally on the Statement of Revenue and Expense for years 2008 and 2009 there was a discrepancy of $1,000,000 in 2009. This discrepancy appeared on the provision for doubtful accounts. The unaudited report showed $13,797,000 and the audited shows $14,797,000 which accounts for the $1,000,000 difference. This makes the “net income” for the year (2009) $627,000 in the unaudited, and 373,000 in the audited statement. Financial Ratios

The financial ratios for Patton Fuller Hospital are not improving according to liquidity, solvency, and profitability ratios. The liquidity ratios, which show the organization’s ability to pay off short-term debts, are indicating that Patton-Fuller does not have a sustainable safety net. The current ratio and the quick ratio have decreased nearly three-fold. Days cash on hand has decreased...
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