Meaning of “capitation fee” in the English Dictionary

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"capitation fee" in Business English

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capitation feenoun [ C ]

uk us FINANCE, GOVERNMENT

in the UK, a payment or charge that is made for each patient in a particular area or each student in a school:

The basic idea is that patients pay a flat-rate capitation fee to a health-care organisation that is then responsible for providing necessary treatment.

(Definition of “capitation fee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)