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capitation definition

  • noun:
    • A poll tax.
    • A payment or fee of a hard and fast quantity per person.
    • Performing a headcount; the counting of men and women.
    • A poll income tax.
    • A system of remuneration for providers of health care, for which providers enlist patients as permanent customers and receive a hard and fast regular repayment for every single enrollee.
    • A numbering of heads or people.
    • A tax upon each head or person, without reference to residential property; a poll tax.
    • Numeration by the head; a numbering of persons, as the inhabitants of a city.
    • A tax or imposition upon each mind or individual; a poll-tax. Also called a capitation-tax.
    • a tax levied on such basis as a set amount per individual
    • A poll income tax.
    • A payment or cost of a fixed quantity per individual.
    • Performing a headcount; the counting of individuals.
    • A poll taxation.
    • a method of remuneration for providers of health care, in which providers enroll patients as permanent clients and receive a set regular payment for every enrollee.
    • A numbering of minds or individuals.
    • A tax upon each mind or person, regardless of home; a poll income tax.
    • Numeration by the head; a numbering of individuals, given that residents of a city.
    • A tax or imposition upon each head or person; a poll-tax. Also referred to as a capitation-tax.
    • a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person
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