The present book provides an overview of capitation and explores its application under managed care for behavioral health care services. The book: provides an overview of managed care, describes the organizational structures that might be encountered, and discusses contracting; describes the commercial, individual, Medicare, and Medicaid markets; assesses provider readiness to accept capitation and explains the process of capitation contracting; defines capitation and alternative reimbursement methods; provides methodologies for calculating capitation rates; and identifies sample capitation rates under typical plan designs. /// Also discussed is the impact capitation contracting has had on the health care industry, especially on psychologists. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
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