capitated

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

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 treatment required

Origin and Etymology of capitated

back-formation from capitation


First Known Use: 1983


Medical Dictionary

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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