Capitation models currently employed in mental health. Understanding capitation rate development. Evaluating and negotiating a capitation contract. Organizational and administrative issues in managing a capitated contract. Legal and regulatory issues for capitated psychiatrists. The dilemma of quality in capitated systems. Conclusion. Appendix 1: Determination of claim liability: medical vs. psychiatrist claims. Appendix 2: Instructions for using the capitation worksheet to estimate a capitation rate. APA resources and services for psychiatrists working in managed care. Capitation and risk-based contracting bibliography. Capitation and risk-based contracting glossary. Disk with capitation worksheet.
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