Capitation: New Opportunities in Healthcare Delivery

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Irwin Professional Pub., 1996 - Social Science - 155 pages
Capitation is defined as "a type of risk sharing reimbursement method whereby providers in a plan's network receive fixed periodic payments for health services rendered to plan members". This definition doesn't necessarily mean that hospitals need to lose money. This book provides the tools and techniques for minimizing the financial risk that is associated with this process while maintaining the bottom line.

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The Need for Change and New Paradigms
Chapter Four
Managed Care Models

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