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Here are the budgets of Brandon Surgery Center for the most recent historical quarter (in thousands of dollars):
Static Flexible Actual
Number of surgeries 1,200 1,300 1,300
Patient revenue $2,400 $2,600 $2,535
Salary expense $1,200 $1,000 $1,365
Non salary expense $ 600 $ 650 $ 585
Profit $ 600 $ 650 $ 585
The center assumes that all revenues and costs are variable and hence tied directly to patient volume.
a. Explain how each amount in the flexible budget was calculated.
b. Determine the variance for each line of the profit and loss statement in both dollar terms and percentage terms (Each line has a total variance, a volume variance, and a price variance [for revenues] and management variances [for expenses].
c. What do the part b results tell Brandon’s managers about the surgery centers operations for the quarter?

Posted Date: 11/6/2012 9:00:46 AM | Location : United States







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