Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Calculating the Break-Even Point
Prior to completing this discussion, review Assignment 7 in Chapter 14 of your course text. In your initial post, address the following points:
- What is the role provided by break-even point, and how would you calculate this point?
- Please calculate break-even point in patient days under the provided contract.
- What are the limitations of using break-even point, and how would you incorporate this point with management strategic planning?
Your initial post must be 300 to 350 words.
Guided Response: Challenge your peers to think about a reasonable time period for being able to break even.