CAPITATION Definition

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CAPITATION, generally, is a tax or payment levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person. In medical insurance, it is a method of paying for healthcare services on the basis of the number of patients who are covered for specific services over a specified period of time rather than the cost or number of services that are actually provided.

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CONTROL RISK is the risk that material error in a balance or transaction class will not be prevented or detected on a timely basis by internal controls.

CONVERTIBLE CURRENCY is any national currency that can be easily exchanged for that of another country.

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