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capitated

adjective cap·i·tat·ed \ˈka-pə-ˌtā-təd\

Definition of CAPITATED

:  of, relating to, participating in, or being a health-care system in which a medical provider is given a set fee per patient (as by an HMO) regardless of treatment required

Origin of CAPITATED

back-formation from capitation
First Known Use: 1983

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

capitated

adjective cap·i·tat·ed \ˈkap-ə-ˌtāt-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAPITATED

:  of, relating to, participating in, or being a health-care system in which a medical provider is given a set fee per patient (as by an HMO) regardless of treatment required

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