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CAPITATION. A poll tax; an imposition which is yearly laid on each person according to his estate and ability.
     2. The Constitution of the United States provides that "no capitation, or other direct tax, shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census, or enumeration, therein before directed to be taken." Art. 1, s. 9, n. 4. See 3 Dall. 171; 5 Wheat. 317.

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The company originally thought its 2016 risk-adjustment payment would be about $77 per member per month, or 17 percent of premium revenue, but, based on the CCIIO estimates released in June, the company is thinking it may have to pay $92 per member per month, or 21 percent of revenue, into the risk-adjustment program.
sppecialty physicians' utilization and expenditures per member per month dectine by 25-50 percent.
17 per member per month figure for a rate filingRegence filed with the Oregon Insurance Division.
50 in costs per member per month for its plans, with $1 per member per month going toward medical costs and $1.
Cost effectiveness was to have been evaluated by financial data based on per member per month costs of the physician's practice and financial performance of the physician's local office and specialty department.
Costs are usually measured on a per member per month (PMPM) basis, which is a standard accounting methods.