Capitation (CAP)

A stipulated dollar amount established to cover the cost of health care delivered for a person or group of persons. The term usually refers to a negotiated per capita rate to be paid periodically, usually monthly, to a health care provider. The provider is responsible for delivering or arranging for the delivery of all health services required by the covered person(s) under the conditions of the contract.

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