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Capitation Fee MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Capitation Fee
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.442.090
Unique ID
D002204
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002204
Annotation
"capitation" refers to "a fixed per capita amt without regard to no. or nature of serv provided"
Scope Note
A method of payment for health services in which an individual or institutional provider is paid a fixed, per capita amount without regard to the actual number or nature of services provided to each patient.
Entry Term(s)
Fee, Capitation
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FEES AND CHARGES Aug 1977-90
History Note
91(Aug 77); was see under FEES AND CHARGES 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/05
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Capitation Fee Preferred
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