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Title Contracting on a capitated basis : managing risk for your practice / American Psychological Association Practice Directorate with Coopers & Lybrand, LLP.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [1996]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK EBSCO    Downloadable
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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 94 pages) : illustrations.
Series APA practitioner's toolbox series
APA practitioner's toolbox series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 94).
Summary 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).
Note Description based on print version record.
Form Also issued in print.
Issued By Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Psychotherapy -- Practice -- United States.
Mental health insurance -- United States.
Managed mental health care -- United States.
Health maintenance organizations -- United States.
Professional Practice -- economics.
Managed Care Programs.
Risk Management.
Capitation Fee.
Contract Services.
Added Author American Psychological Association. Practice Directorate.
Coopers & Lybrand.
Other Form: Contracting on a capitated basis (print) (DLC) 96023681 (OCoLC)34824292
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