One article reported: "The study showed that the capitation
practices reported fewer sick patients, and more patients enrolled in the practices compared to enhanced FFS [fee-for-service] models." (2)
A* If any school would be found charging capitation
fee--directly or indirectly in any form-- it shall be punishable for fine up to 10 times of the capitation
fee or `5 lakh, whichever is more.
"This year, the number of schools that qualify for capitation
grant , has increased tremendously.
The transition to capitation
would take some time as integrated health care delivery systems learn to manage capitation
with improved information management systems and reeducation of physicians whose mindset is rooted firmly in the fee-for-service environment.
Because the providers receive capitation
payments for members to cover most fixed costs, reimbursements should reflect actual provider outlays or variable costs of a large claim.
In past decades, our experience with capitation
was generally not considered successful and its prevalence in the market has fallen dramatically.
Hours before the CBI officials took him for questioning from the temple precincts, IT officials, who have launched a state-wide raid against medical and engineering colleges which take capitation
fee, seized Rs 13 crore cash from Adhi Parasakthi Medical college.
Deacon said capitation
meant an abundance mentality 'where the more I keep my people healthy and well, the more people I'll be able to see', whereas fee-for-service encouraged a scarcity mentality where a patient was more likely to be 'leveraged'.
As per the bill, if an institute makes certain promises in its prospectus, but does not deliver or charges capitation
fee from a number of students, then such practices should be considered criminal offences.
Seven of the acquired newsletters will continue to be published, including "Capitation
Rates & Data," "Consumer Driven Healthcare," "Disease Management Advisor," "Disease Management News," "Managed Dental Care," "Medicare Disease Management" and "Plastic Surgery Practice Advisor," while six other titles will be closed, including "APC Advisor," "EMR Advisor," "Hospitalist & In-Patient Management," "Performance Improvement Advisor," "Post-acute Payment Report" and "NanoBiotech News."
The private schools also demand an upfront entry or "capitation
" fee equivalent to about $3,000 to $4,000--a small fortune for middle-class families.
There are three ways to help meet the costs: a maintenance scheme, a capitation
plan or a full insurance cash or medical policy.