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Your discussion is 186 words gives you a general discussion about activity based costing and then an example in the health care field.

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Activity based costing is used when products/jobs do not use the same proportional overhead resources and so you want to assign resources based on the actual use of jobs. If you make two product, Blue and Red, with blue being mostly automated and red being a manual process, if you split overhead evenly across ...

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