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a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person

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is eliminating capitation fees for individual physicians and resuming fee-for-service payments.
Focusing on the capitation fee phenomenon, which has been used by various classes and social groups to strengthen their political and social base for economic gains, the author has examined nineteen privately-run professional colleges in the state of Karnataka, where this phenomenon has been widespread and where caste, class, and power combine to treat education as an enterprise.
The Section 13 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 clearly prohibits the collection of any capitation fee.
And this has redefined capitation fee, which has now morphed into "informed contributions" and "returnable investments.
Prompt and effective deterrent action is constrained in the absence of any Central law prohibiting capitation fee and other unfair practices.
Providers (and plans) paid a capitation fee have incentives to refer (or dump) patients to other providers whose services are not included in the capitation fee.
Reimbursement is usually based on a capitation fee system, although many countries have a mixed system of practice expenses, capitation fees, and fee-for-service.
The terms of the Agreement call for Continucare to receive a capitation fee from Humana established as a percentage of the premium that Humana receives for its members who have selected the IPAs as their primary care physicians.
The medical education in India is allegedly ` 20,000- crore industry marked with capitation fee and corruption run by politicians/ businessmen.
There have been reports of adoption of unfair practices in admission and related matters by institutions for higher education and exploitation of students by charging capitation fee.
They recovered the money collected from the students in the name of donation or capitation fee.
As per the bills, charging of capitation fee or failure of educational institutions to keep promises of quality education could attract imprisonment up to three years for guilty administrators or fine up to Rs 50 lakh for the institute.
An important aspect to Scott & White is the largely capitated medical expense structure, whereby the HMO pays a fixed capitation fee on a per member per month basis.
No school or person shall, while admitting a child, collect any capitation fee and subject the child or his or her parents or guardians to any screening procedure.
The deputy CM, who also holds the education portfolio in the AAP government, made it clear that any school found accepting capitation fee or donation or conducting interviews for nursery admission will be penalised with a minimum fine of Rs 5 lakh while repeat offence could also invite jail term of three years.