capitated


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Related to capitated: capitated rate

cap·i·tat·ed

 (kăp′ĭ-tā′tĭd)
adj.
Characterized by or requiring capitation: a capitated HMO.

capitated

(ˈkæpɪˌteɪtɪd)
adj
having a fixed upper limit
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By 1999, one-third of practicing physicians had a capitated contract, accounting for about 21% of their total practice revenue.
Upon closing, Alpha Care will expand Apollo's capitated membership population base and deepen its geographic footprint in Southern California.
The completion of this acquisition will expand the Company's capitated membership population base and deepen its geographic footprint in Southern California.
Rosenberg went on to highlight the roles of capitated payments and risk in integrated primary care.
The company's program guarantees a reduction in total cost of ownership based on an innovative capitated fee structure unique to each hospital.
Health care is preparing for a move toward capitated care.
Have you read the study with the weighty title of "Fully Capitated Payment Breakeven Rate for a Mid-Size Pediatric Practice?" (Pediatrics.
In view of the increasing focus on moving towards an outcome based payment approach, this conference will provide key insight on adopting capitated and episodic funding arrangements and achieving meaningful outcomes through linking payment with quality and improvement.
In "full-risk managed care," the Medicaid program pays a fee called a "capitated payment" to the MCO to cover all services for defined periods of time.
When group physician practices experimented with accepting flat, "capitated" payments for each patient served in the 1990s, they collapsed.
One way for an HSA holder to deal with the pre-deductible gap would be to emulate the old health maintenance organizations (HMO) and pay one flat, "capitated," per-patient fee for a year's worth of routine care.