Capitation vs fee-for-service: I know what I’d choose

EDITORIAL


I find the term ‘Health Care Homes’ a bit of a misnomer.

I’m not at all convinced that the ‘medical home’ will prove to be a better way of delivering quality GP care — that, and the fact that it just makes me think of ‘residential care’.

Asked recently if I’d like to participate in this reform (sold as the biggest shake-up of general practice since the advent of Medicare), my answer was a resounding ‘NO’.

My gut feeling is this is just the start of an attempted shift by the

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