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Capitating physician group practices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10158694     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To prepare for capitated payment, physician group practices must gather essential data on service utilization and cost of services, must develop appropriate compensation and incentive plans for physicians, and must analyze and, if necessary, modify their practices's clinical and business operations. Those group practices that take these steps will be positioned to profit from capitated payment.
R L Barber; W J Jones; J A Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0735-0732     ISO Abbreviation:  Healthc Financ Manage     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-09     Completed Date:  1996-08-09     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215859     Medline TA:  Healthc Financ Manage     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-9     Citation Subset:  H    
Carolinas Hospital Network, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Capitation Fee*
Contract Services / economics
Data Collection
Financial Management / methods*
Group Practice / economics*
Health Care Costs
Physician Incentive Plans
Practice Management, Medical
Risk Management
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
United States

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