Understand How Reimbursement Contributes to the Need for Cost Containment ( INDV Project 2)

You have been placed on a committee in your health care organization. The committee has to create a set of cost containment strategies that will positively impact (decrease) operating expenses. The committee is also challenged with increasing reimbursement. Provide 5 cost-cutting strategies that the committee could recommend to the executive board. Describe how these cuts will benefit patient care or business systems. Provide 5 ideas on how to increase revenue or reimbursement. This answer can include short-term and long-term goals. Describe how these revenue or reimbursement systems benefit patient care or the business systems. Provide at least 2 references that reinforce the strategies you have chosen.