The Psychiatrist's Guide to Capitation and Risk-Based Contracting / Edition 1

The Psychiatrist's Guide to Capitation and Risk-Based Contracting / Edition 1

by American Psychiatric Association, Apa
     
 

The book provides the tools that will allow clinicians to navigate this process and develop a successful capitated program. The guide contains advice on how to calculate a capitation rate, evaluate and negotiate a contract, minimize the financial risks involved, and resolve numerous other issues crucial to a successful capitation contract.

American Psychiatric

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Overview

The book provides the tools that will allow clinicians to navigate this process and develop a successful capitated program. The guide contains advice on how to calculate a capitation rate, evaluate and negotiate a contract, minimize the financial risks involved, and resolve numerous other issues crucial to a successful capitation contract.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890424537
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
BOOK&DISK
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

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.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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