Unformatted text preview: There is mainly only four different ways that a fee can be collected by a physician. The fee-for-service is when the physician charges you for everything, I’m talking about every little lest that is done, anything, and their rates go off of the other physicians in their area. When it comes to the discounted part, they still charge you for every little thing that they do, but they go off of a certain based price, of a discounted price that sticks no matter what. Salary is when the doctors are paid the same amount, no matter what they do. Last but not least there is the Capitation, which is when the doctor is paid by number of patients not by what they have done....
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- Spring '11
- Physician, insurance company, 100 percent, discounted fee-for-service arrangements