Shasta Family Practice Business Plan Report
Choosing an Alternative: Which Option Is Most Cost-Effective? Using the case study for Shasta Outpatient Clinics, you will create a cost-benefit analysis (CBA). The Shasta Clinic leadership is trying to determine whether a staffing enhancement of a physician extender is needed in all three of their clinics or in only one or two of them. By applying the concepts of CBA, you will make a recommendation and present it in a business plan that identifies your recommendation for the physician extender. You will assess fixed costs (FC), variable costs (VC), and total costs (TC). The Assignment will give you experience creating a business case that you can use as a healthcare manager to state your case with sound financial principles. The Assignment: (1- to 2-page Business Plan and Excel Sheet) To complete this Assignment, you will: Shasta Family Practice Business Plan Report Complete a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) using the Shasta Family Practice case study. Prepare a 1- to 2-page Business Plan that you will submit to the Shasta Vice President Dr. Rudy Mason that synthesizes your CBA results. Please be aware that you will submit two files for this Assignment.
- Part I. The CBA (1-page Excel spreadsheet)
- Download the Shasta Family Practice spreadsheet (in the Learning Resources)
- Explain the concept of using a physician extender and the two types of extenders.
- Provide a brief description of the services of each clinic.
- Identify the purpose and assumptions associated with a cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
- Share why a CBA was appropriate for determining the physician extender alternative.