Medical Economic Control

Credits: 2 | Workload: 40 h | Contact time: 20 h | Self study: 20 h | Group size: 25 Participants

Learning outcomes / Competences

1. Identify the importance of corporate management and control in the healthcare industry.
2. Calculate a budget for a company.
3. Define control parameters.
4. Describe process management and process cost accounting.
5. Explain critical medical-economic models and projects within a health policy framework.
6. Relevant coding systems in medical reimbursement.

  • Basics, goals, tasks, methodology and differences in corporate management as well as the market positioning of companies in the healthcare market. Goals and target systems, including functions of goals and strategic corporate goals.
  • Basic strategic and operational management.
  • Fundamentals and functions of control.
  • Organisational classification of control/process management.
  • Auditing and implementing changes e.g. in project management.
  • Company-specific control concepts (service and production companies), key figures and key figure systems.
  • Conventional budgets, objectives and levels of zero-based budgeting. Different framework conditions for controls in different corporate groups (e.g. hospitals, industrial companies) in the healthcare market.
  • Cost accounting as a basis for controls.
  • Budgeting in the hospital according to the fee catalogue by examples. Resource management e.g. in medical material consumption and personal growth.
  • Early warning systems in hospitals. Calculation matrix for DRG calculations.
  • Defining the basic classification tools e.g. ICD-11.
  • Practical exercises for CL trainees (best practice).
Other info

Course Form: Seminars
Participation Requirements: 5 years professional practice as a CL
Exam Form: Multiple Choice
Requirements for the award of credit points: Passed test