Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 59–69 | Cite as

A survey of financial planning models for health care organizations

  • John R. Coleman
  • Frank C. Kaminsky
  • Frank McGee


This paper describes “what if?” financial planning models developed for health care administrators and financial managers to study and evaluate the economic impact of changes in a health care organization's charge structure, operating policies, reimbursement plans, and services and resources. Models for inpatient and outpatient care systems are presented. The models are described in terms of input, output, and application. An assessment of the state of the art of financial planning and prospects for the future of what if? models are given.


Health Care Economic Impact Care Organization Outpatient Care Planning Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. Coleman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frank C. Kaminsky
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frank McGee
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public AdministrationUniversity of New HavenNew Haven
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and Operatios ResearchUniversity of MassachusettsAmherst

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