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Term: Top-Down Costing

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-28


Costing approach that starts at the top with total cost and then allocates it down to a measure of output.

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  • Jacobs P, Shanahan M, Roos NP, Farnworth M. Cost List for Manitoba Health Services. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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