"The Return of Capitation - Preparing for Population-Based Health Care" in July HFM

Submitted by jonpearce on Mon, 2012-07-09 16:44

Our article on this topic is the cover article in the July issue of Healthcare Financial Management and can be downloaded here.  This article provides an overview of capitation payment, the types of providers who can be capitated, and the relationships between the financial statements and incentives between providers and capitated organizations.  It also discusses metrics used under capitated payment methods and various forms of risk adjustment.  A related article on compensating providers under a poulation-based payment system is also available.