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