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capitation

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per head
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Qtr = quarter; PMPM = per member per month; Encount = encounter.
These analyses examined whether the change in per member per month expenditures over time significantly differed between the Demonstration versus non-Demonstration counties with both combined and separate estimates for PSN versus HMO enrollment in the Demonstration counties.
The Caseload Forecasting Council calculated savings in FY 2007 at $287, per member per month, for adult Medicaid disabled adults; $149, per member per month, for adults on general assistance-unemployable (a state-funded Medicaid lookalike coverage); and at $137, per member per month, for Medicaid nursing home patients.
MA plans receive a per member per month (PMPM) payment to provide services covered under Medicare FFS.
Health account savings average about $8 in savings on anticipated costs per member per month in the first year, $10 per member per month in the second year, and $12 per member per month in years 3 and 4.
The cost of reimbursing Web visits averaged 31 cents per member per month.
Most plans measure financial performance based on what they spend for prescriptions per member per month, multiplying utilization by the average cost of a prescription.
It mobilised members in election campaigns and created a political action fund of $5 per member per month to enable the union to contribute to political campaigns.
That cost, which breaks down to $8.36 per member per month, could be virtually eliminated if all members used the Internet to access their account information.
Actual per member per month expenditures are calculated by dividing total health care expenditures by number of months enrolled (this is the measure of resource used throughout the article).
He has to answer the phones himself, handle his own publicity, and settle for $22.95 per member per month. Had he only had the prescience to bring his company public 24 months ago, he would have amassed a Croesian fortune overnight.