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Job Order Costing
Cowley County Hospital uses a job-costing system for all patients who have surgery. In March, the pre-operating room (PRE-OP) and operating room (OR) had budgeted allocation bases of 4,000 nursing hours and 2,000 nursing hours, respectively. The budgeted nursing overhead charges for each department for the month were $168,000 and $132,000, respectively. The hospital floor for surgery patients (In-Room) had budgeted overhead costs of $1,200,000 and 15,000 nursing hours for the month. For patient Fred Adams, actual hours incurred were eight and four hours, respectively, in the PRE-OP and OR rooms. He was in the hospital for 4 days (96 hours). Other costs related to Adams were:
PRE-OP OR In-room
Costs Costs Costs
Patient medicine $ 200 $ 500 $2,400
Direct nursing time $1,000 $2,000 $3,000
The hospital uses a budgeted overhead rate for applying overhead to patient stays.
What is the total cost of the stay of patient Fred Adams?
Part 1: Rates
a.) Nursing overhead rate PRE-OP
b.) Nursing overhead rate OR
c.) Overhead rate for surgery floor
Part 2: Patient Cost
Patient Fred Adams:
PRE-OP OR In-room Totals
Direct nursing time