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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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Among disease categories, diabetes was the strongest trend driver, with both use and unit costs rising, adding 45 cents per member per month to costs.
6 percent lower rate of adult inpatient admissions than non-PCMH practices, and a per member per month cost that is 2.
The current average gross cost per member per month (PMPM) is $427 and the current average employee contribution for PMPM is $94.
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.
9 percent; per member per month pharmacy costs decreased by 19.
A Medical Expense Report, profiling each individual Primary Care Physician's cost per member per month (PMPM), is provided to the PCPs on a monthly basis, using cumulative accounting for the year.
Drug costs that were historically priced at 6-$8 per member per month (PNFM) in the early 1980s have risen to $13 PUFM in some locations and insured groups.
Offices are provided with a statement of their utilization in terms of hospital days per 1,000 members per year and specialty and emergency costs in dollars per member per month (table 1, page 16) and of their utilization performance in comparison to all similar primary offices (figure 2, page 15).
Programs start at less than 50 cents per member per month and are derived from 60 years of direct patient care from Kaiser Permanente
Benchmarks for Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans' Administrative Expenses: 2002 Cost Per Member Per Month - By Function, All Products 25th 75th Percentile Percentile Mean Range Range/Mean Marketing $3.