(SOLVED) Southwest Community Hospital uses a job order costing system to track


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Southwest Community Hospital uses a job-order costing system to track charges for each patient. The following charges relate to Candice O’Dea, who had laparoscopic knee surgery:
Pharmacy………………………………………………. $ 450
Sterile supply…………………………………………… 1,500
Supplies, other………………………………………….. 4,500
Operating room service (nursing staff)………………… 4,500
Anesthesia……………………………………………… 1,500
Anesthesiologist………………………………………… 3,500
Southwest charges patients for the use of the operating room based on a predetermined overhead rate. The estimated overhead costs of the operating room are $5,500,000, and the activity base is available hours of 2,000. Note that the hospital does not charge for the services of the surgeon. These Charges are billed directly by the surgeon.
Required
a. Calculate the predetermined overhead rate for the operating room, and determine the charge to Candice. Assume that her surgery took three hours in the operating room.
b. Calculate the total cost for the knee surgery.

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