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capitated


capitated

adj cap·i·tat·ed \ˈkap-ə-ˌtāt-əd\

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
February 27, 2015
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