Health Care Services Reimbursement
Pearland Medical Center owns a small satellite clinic, specializing in General Practice, located at nearby Pearland airport. General Practice Clinic’s sole payor is Air Health, a health care plan that covers the airport employee population. Air Health has been paying on a fee-for-service basis; however, recently, its covered population increased and it proposed a capitation contract for the next year with an annual capitation payment of $150 for each of its 20,000 covered members.
Previous experience indicates that the covered population will average 2 visits per year to General Practice Clinic. General Practice Clinic generates annually $1,150,000 fixed cost, which includes $550,000 in direct cost and $600,000 in allocated overhead. Each visit to General Practice Clinic generates $45 in variable costs.
Construct the base pro-forma profit and loss statement on the capitation contract based on the number of visits for the clinic.
What is the clinic’s contribution margin on the contract? What is the clinic’s breakeven point under this capitation contract in the number of visits
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