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Question 2 (15 points)
What is a weighted average? Why are the use of weighted averages beneficial to healthcare
finance managers? You are the Director of Therapy for a company that provides inpatient
Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy to skilled nursing home residents. Your Executive
Director asks you to calculate his blended Medicare Part A rate and hands you the below
information. Use a weighted average.
Name
Resident 1
Resident 2
Resident 3
Resident 4
Resident 5
Resident 6
Resident 7
Resident 8
Resident 9
Resident 10
Resident 11
Resident 12
Resident 13
Resident 14
Resident 15
Resident 16
Resident 17
Resident 18
Resident 19
Resident 20
Resident 21
Resident 22
TOTAL DOLLARS
TOTAL DAYS
AVERAGE RATE
Rug
RUC
RVA
RVA
RUA
RUA
RHB
RVA
RVA
RVA
RUB
RHA
RUC
RVA
RUC
RUA
RVA
RUA
RHC
RVA
RMA
RMC
RVC
#
days
17
31
31
31
31
31
29
29
29
22
29
29
27
29
29
25
23
7
21
11
3
2
Rug
RVC
#
days
7
RUC
9
RMC
15
RMB
10
RUG
RUX
RUL
RVX
RVL
RHX
RHL
RMX
RML
RLX
RUC
RUB
RUA
RVC
RVB
RVA
RHC
RHB
RHA
RMC
RMB
RMA
RLA
HD1
LB1
BA1
HB2
HE2
CA1
RATE
790.44
773.21
703.56
631.22
637.43
568.53
584.72
536.5
513.52
599.25
599.25
501.06
514.09
445.19
443.46
447.96
403.17
354.95
393.53
369.41
303.95
246.53
380.59
301.36
215.23
425.38
487.39
239.35
Question 5 (15 Points)
You are the practice manager for a group of hospital owned medical clinics. Give an example of
an item that would be considered a capital expenditure. Also, if you were tasked with convincing
the board that a particular capital expenditure would be beneficial, how might you do so?

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