Fiscal Administration for the Harbor City Behavioral Health Center

Fiscal Administration for the Harbor City Behavioral Health Center

To prepare for this assignment: Review the Harbor City Behavioral Health Center media, paying particular attention to the financial and operations documents provided in the media. Specifically review the following: HCBHC Brochure with mission statement, goals, and services. Organizational Chart with major departments: HR, Operations (incl. IT), Comptroller, Legal (incl. Regulatory), and Clinics, as well as department overviews covering functions and roles. HCBHC Annual Report with findings/recommendations and associated assessment data. Corporate Memo on the community need for additional services to support the aging baby boomer population and the alarming increase in adolescent substance abuse. Review this week’s learning resources related to fiscal administration. Specifically consider readings from the current week: Blout, A., Schoenbaum, M., Kathol, R., Rollman, B. L., Thomas, M., O’Donohue, W., & Peek, C.J. (2007). The economics of behavioral health services in medical settings: A summary of the evidence. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38(3), 290–297 National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. (2009). Healthcare payment reform and the behavioral health safety net: What’s on the horizon for the community behavioral health system. Melek, S. P. (2011). Proving financial value of behavioral healthcare programs. Milliman Behavioral Health Advisor. The Assignment: Submit a 2-4 page decision paper that includes the following: Provide an analysis of Harbor City Behavioral Health Center’s financial situation looking at its present budget and projected budget, and if the projected budget is adequate to meet targeted goals and strategic initiatives. In your analysis be sure to include the following: Areas that require attention to address increased demand for services, cut costs, and increase efficiency Present an analysis of the essential facts, potential alternatives, and a recommended course of action for improving the centers financial situation to support HCBHC goals and initiatives.