Souza, M. & McCarty, B. (2007). From bottom to top: How
one provider retooled its collections [Electronic version]. Healthcare
Financial Management, 61(9), 67-73.

Include the following:

Complete a summary of the case study that identifies the key
problems and issues, provides background information, relevant facts, the
solution employed, and the results achieved.

Identify and explain the accounting practices California
Sutter Health used in defining and solving its collection problems.

Develop an alternative solution based on your own research
using three to five academic sources from journals, professional organizations,
and websites.

State your informed opinion of the approach used by
California Sutter Health, and provide support using concepts from your research
and personal experience.

Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, not
including the title page and reference page, and formatted according to APA
style as outlined.

Must include a title page with the following:

Title of Case Study

Student’s name

Course name and number

Instructor’s name

Date submitted

Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a
succinct thesis statement.

Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.

Must use a visual such as a chart, table, graph, or other
that relates to something you have learned in the class and is relevant to the

Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.

Must use at least three scholarly sources.

Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the
Ashford Writing Center.

Must include a separate reference page, formatted according
to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.