Jul-Aug 2000 Issue
Finding Success in a Capitated Environment [Feature]

This article will describe how one practice in California has been working well under a capitated environment by providing value and quality care to patients, good outcomes and disease management to their patients and insurers and pay incentives to physicians.

Apr 2000 Issue
Putting in a Good Word for Capitation [Editor's Page]

Argues that capitation is still a good idea despite its current bad name, and that advances in technology and the organization of the health care system may still make it a desirable and achievable payment mode.

Jun 1999 Issue
Think Twice Before Assuming Risk for Pharmacy Costs [Feature]

This article points out how taking on risk for pharmaceutical costs is becoming increasingly risky because of projected increases in drug costs over the next 10 years.

Nov-Dec 1998 Issue
Find Out How Much Your Plans Are Really Paying You [Getting Paid]

This article will discuss how to compare your capitation payments with what you would have earned for your services on a fee-for-service basis, and how to factor in your costs of doing business with health plans, to determine whether your capitation payments are appropriate.

Nov-Dec 1998 Issue
Take-Home Messages From the Academy's Managed Care Forum [Feature]

This article will cover the key points from each of the sessions offered during the Managed Care Forum at the 1998 AAFP Scientific Assembly.

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