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capitation

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per head
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Major Finding: In 2007, the adjusted cost per member per month of plan members with diabetes with commercial insurance was $923 among those who received diabetes education, compared with $1,072 among those who did not.
At employers that replaced all health coverage with HRA programs, savings averaged about $2,100 per member over 4 years, but the savings dropped from $$9 per member per month in the first year to $27 per member per month in the fourth year.
7-to-1 return on investment (ROI) was realized with the polypharmacy option, which resulted in a $54 per member per month savings for intervened patients.
92 per member per month, and that total healthcare claims were reduced by more than $3 per member per month for those with access to the RelayHealth service.
Depending on whether the networks provide administrative functions, insurers pay from nothing to 4 cents per member per month for these services, said John Weeks, publisher of the Integrator, a newsletter covering the alternative-medicine industry.
The utilization of acute care hospital beds appears excessive when compared to that obtainable with managed care for Medicare or commercial insurance beneficiaries-the cost per member per month is three times higher.
The typical health insurer with a big Medicare Advantage operation may have spent about $12 per member per month on sales and marketing in 2014, or about 7.
41 per member per month on information systems in 2002, 92 percent more than in 1999, says the survey.
The total Medicare Parts A and B expenditures averaged $4,422 per member per month in the RenaGel group, compared with $5,866 per member per month in the controls, for an average annual difference of $17,328 per patient, he said.