The growth of medical groups paid through capitation in California Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Capitation Fee
  • Group Practice
  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Hospitalization

abstract

  • Medical groups paid through capitation offer a model for the status of physicians in managed-care systems that differs from the employee status offered by staff-model HMOs and the subcontractor status offered by HMOs that negotiate directly with individual physicians. Despite their growth, such medical groups in California face substantial challenges, such as obtaining the financial assets necessary to sustain rapid growth.

publication date

  • December 21, 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM199512213332506

PubMed ID

  • 7477222

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1684

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 333

number

  • 25