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Table 5 Per capita rate recommended by the SPMDP in December 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

Facility Total Rate (GH¢) Clinical Service & Medicines (Per Member Per Month) Total Rate (USD) Clinical Service & Medicines (Per Member Per Month)
Hospital 20.57 12.57
Clinic 18.14 11.08
Maternity 9.76 5.96
  1. Source: Recommendation to the NHIA on pilot implementation of capitation in Ashanti region, December 2011, Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners
  2. Conversion from Ghanaian cedis (GH¢) to US dollars; exchange rate at 4.00 pm universal time on 31st December 2011 - 1GH¢ = 0.61087USD. http://www.xe.com/currencytables/?from=GHS&date=2011-12-31