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Activity-Based Costing (ABC) - Activity-based costing defines healthcare costs in terms of a healthcare organization's processes or activities. The costs are then associated with significant activities or events. It relies on the following 3 step process: 1) Activity mapping, which involves mapping activities in an illustrated sequence; 2) Activity analysis, which involves defining and assigning a time value to activities; and, 3) bill of activities, which ...
Activity-based costing defines healthcare costs in terms of a healthcare organization's processes or activities.