The thoroughly revised second edition of this popular text provides students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, concepts, and techniques that guide managerial decision-making in health care. Tools and frameworks for financial decision support and decision-making processes are provided, as are tools and models for evaluating and reviewing long- and short-term resource allocation decisions. The book covers full-cost accounting, differential cost accounting, and responsibility accounting. Case-based problems throughout each chapter reinforce lessons. Each chapter includes learning objectives, standard introductions, and key terms.