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

First Known Use of capitated

1983, in the meaning defined above

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capitated

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

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 the treatment required

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