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capitation

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per head
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MSHO's Medicaid capitation for the category of persons who are institutionalized but then return to the community includes the amount of 95 percent of twice the average monthly elderly waiver payment, plus the institutional PMAP rate.
Decisions Support: Although most core capitation systems come with reporting tools, these tools do not offer the flexibility and ease of use of separate decision support applications.
We solved this problem for our clients by creating supplementary schedules (see exhibit 4, this page) showing the amount of capitation revenue received less
For example, mean costs before capitation were significantly higher in the MBHO ($6,822) than the FFS group ($4,820) (t-test p = .
Critics say capitation and financial incentives can limit health care to members, because doctors can make more money by refusing to give necessary treatment and tests.
Assuming full implementation of prospective risk-adjusted capitation as a replacement of the demographic method, two distinct ratesetting systems would become necessary: (1) the risk-adjusted capitation payment system, and (2) a demographic rate cell system for the non-risk adjustable subpopulafions.
Standard protocols will have to be adhered to by a majority of doctors in a majority of cases, It's easier to accept capitation reimbursement if you are able to provide a consistent level of care to a stable patient population.
Ethical guidelines for physician payment based on capitation.
Pickett, president of the California Medical Association, a doctors' lobbying group, said that what capitation really does is encourage doctors not to see their patients.
Managed care, capitation, and change raise issues in nursing leadership.
Health maintenance organizations - HMOs contract with employers to provide a predefined set of medical products and services for an annual capitation payment.
Health Care Finance is expansive, tackling subjects from the politically sensitive concepts of capitation and managed competition to such technical issues as the nature of hospital cost functions, where available economic evidence is mixed.