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capitation

a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per head
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And another point is that if there would be a common test and a common merit list, then definitely, it would put an end to the capitation fee because admission would take place on the basis of merit list and the private sector would also follow this process.
3 -- Adigalar, a self-styled 'godman' of the famous Amman temple at Melvaruthur, off GST Road, was running the medical and engineering college and believed to have received huge amount as capitation fees from students for offering seats.
For each patient on their list FPs receive a capitation fee which increases with the age band (0-64, 65-74, and 75+) of the patient.
Your capitation fee is on the same plane as family practice and you are not perceived as a specialist.
Groups in several states are taking aim at ``capitation,'' the practice of paying physicians a set amount - the capitation fee - for each health plan member who enrolls as their patient.
A monthly capitation fee based on age and sex is paid to the provider who is "at risk" for office-based primary care services only.
It typically is paid by the insurance company on a discounted fee-for-service basis (as opposed to the capitation fee that HMOs receive).
If under managed care a doctor earns, say, $180 per patient per year (based on a $12-per-month capitation fee and four office visits with $10 copayments), she would have to have roughly 1,500 patients on her rolls to attain the equivalent sum--that is, 270,000 from which she would have to invest in new equipment and pay her staff, her rent, her utilities, her supplies, her professional fees, and her malpractice and other insurance.
Caste, Class, and Education: Politics of the Capitation Fee Phenomenon in Karnataka.
Using a nationally based formula, the government pays the company a capitation fee that can exceed the retiree drug subsidy by $100 to $200 per member per year.
The ED has accused Naidu of taking Rs160mn in capitation fee for medical admissions besides amassing wealth of Rs1.