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capitated

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adjective cap·i·tat·ed \ˈkap-ə-ˌtāt-əd\

Medical Definition of capitated

  1. :  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 the treatment required




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