Capitation

The finance model for the IPC programme is an important enabler for the new model of care.  It will allow for money to flow differently around the system to reflect people’s individual needs and preferences.

More about capitation

Enablers

The Health and Social Care Act 2012

Provides for payment arrangements to be determined locally rather than nationally, where this will benefit patients.

NHS Five Year Forward View

Highlights the importance of capitation and the bigger role capitated payments will play in the NHS in future.

Key resources

Capitation: a potential new payment model to enable integrated care

A supporting document of 2015/16 National Tariff Payment System.

Commissioning integrated care in a liberated NHS

2011 report from the Nuffield Trust.