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capitate

[′kap·ə‚tāt]
(biology)
Enlarged and swollen at the tip.
(botany)
Forming a head, as certain flowers of the Compositae.
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Patient underwent surgery of the left Capitate through a dorsal approach (Fig.
Where the same HMOs each capitate the same provider organizations, variability in access to care performance among HMOs could decrease because the same physician organizations may serve enrollees from each HMO.
The health plan that capitates providers needs to maintain stop-loss insurance and have in its contract with providers specific details of the level of costs for any individual patient and of the aggregate costs of all patients over which costs will no longer be charged against the risk pool.