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Capitation/DHMO Plans

managing finances
Managing Finances | Revenue
Capitation/Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO) Plans
a maze
Dental health maintenance organizations require patients to select primary care dentists from within a particular network. These plans are sometimes referred to as “closed panel plans,” meaning the patient must receive treatment from a contracted dentist in order to receive any benefit at all from the plan.

The dentist selected by the patient serves as a gatekeeper and has ...