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Chapter 8

How can commissioners align provider incentives?

This chapter explains why and how capitation, a form of funding, could fund Whole Systems Integrated Care. Capitation incentivises personalised, innovative care that keeps people well at home. Commissioners need to work through important design issues to best incentivise local outcomes and mitigate risks. This chapter focuses on how commissioners can calculate the capitated budget given to a provider network.

  1. Chapter 8 - Introduction - View Section 
  2. What is capitation and what are its alternatives? - View Section
  3. Why is capitation often used in integrated care systems? - View Section
  4. What are the key design choices for capitation? - View Section