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    Estimating the annual savings due to lock-box arrangement

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    Community Hospital has annual net patient revenues of $150 million. At the present time, payments received by the hospital are not deposited for six days on average. The hospital is exploring a lock-box arrangement that promises to cut the six days to one day. If these funds released by the lock-box arrangement can be invested at 8 percent, what will the annual savings be? Assume the bank fee will be $2,000 per month.

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    Annual net patient revenues=AR=$150,000,000
    Assume working ...

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    Solution depicts the steps to estimate the annual savings due to proposed lock-box arrangement.