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Table 4 Per capita rate per health facility ownership for implementation as of July 2011

From: Technical analysis, contestation and politics in policy agenda setting and implementation: the rise and fall of primary care maternal services from Ghana’s capitation policy

Provider Ownership Capitation Rate (GH¢) Clinical Service (Per Member Per Month) Capitation Rate (GH¢) Medicines (Per Member Per Month) Total Rate (GH¢) Clinical Service & Medicines (Per Member Per Month) Total Rate (USD) Clinical Service & Medicines (Per Member Per Month)
Private self-financed 1.11 0.64 1.75 1.16
Government 0.59 0.64 1.23 0.81
Mission-based 0.79 0.64 1.43 0.95
  1. Source: Preferred Primary Provider Group Practice Guidelines, July 2011, National Health Insurance Authority. Conversion from Ghanaian cedis (GH¢) to US dollars; exchange rate at 4.00 pm universal time on 31st July 2011 - 1GH¢ = 0.662USD. http://www.xe.com/currencytables/?from=GHS&date=2011-07-31