352 Section 6 • MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH INFOR MATION SER VICES
CASE 6- 18
Payroll Budget Decisions
The HIM directors in the following situations have been approached by administration with personnel budget concerns and given constraints to apply. Review the 4 budgeting issues presented and make cal culations as appropriate.
Budget Decision 1
The HIM director, Linda, has been given $15,000.00 for the overtime needed to catch up on the loose filing.
If the average salary of the HIM clerical staff is $15.75, how many hours of overtime can be worked?
Budget Decision 2
The HIM director, Carlotta, has been given $23,500.00 to hire temporary employees.
If the temporary agency is charging $28.00 per hour, how many hours of temporary help will be avail able to Carlotta’s department?
Budget Decision 3
The HIM director, Jose, has been given instructions that he cannot go over $8,100.00 in salary (over time) for the week of June 2-8.
Based on the information provided in Table 6-11, how close is he to using the allotted overtime budget for loose filing?
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Table 6-11 Sal,ary Expense Calculation
|Salary Expense for June 2-8|
|Employee||Number of Hours Worked||Salary/Hour||Total Earnings|
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Budget Decision 4
As the HIM imaging coordinator, you are in charge of reporting your staff payroll. Overtime is based on 80 hours per 2 weeks. The weekly hours for the past 2 weeks are shown in Table 6-12 and Table 6-13.
l. Your HIM director has asked you if you have had any overtime for this payroll.
2. If so, who worked overtime and how many overtime hours did they work?
Table 6-12 Hours for Week 1
|Hours Worked per Employee in Week 1|
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