Healthcare Finance Accounting Question – Appomattox Nursing Home _Budget and Variances



The administrator of
Appomattox Nursing Home is very aware of needing to keep his cost down since he
just negotiated a new arrangement with a large insurance company that will pay
him a fixed amount per patient day. Listed below are budgeted and
actual expenses for the previous month.

Actual patient days were
30,000 compared to budgeted patient days of 24,000.

Budgeted Costs @ 24,000 Patient

Budgeted Cost Per Unit

Actual Costs @ 30,000 Patient Days

Pharmacy Costs Variable




Misc Supplies Costs Variable




Fixed Overhead Costs








a. Determine the total variance
associated with the planned and actual expenses.

b. Prepare a flexible budget of expense at
30,000 patient days.

c. Determine the “Spending Variance”
which is defined as Actual costs less costs budgeted at actual


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