You are familiar with capitation as a payment methodology used in the healthcare industry. Health plans may pay a physician a per member, per month (PMPM) capitation payment for each person in which they are responsible. The CFO has asked you to create a brief summary of information on capitation. Prepare the following information for the CFO’s upcoming meeting to explain capitation and its relation to your hospital.
explanation of capitation
challenges of working with capitation
new trends in capitation payments over the last few years
Objective: Identify sources of funding for health care organizations and the role of the grant-writing process.