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31 million patients receive ACO care as delivery model expands
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According to a new report by consulting company Oliver Wyman, as many as 31 million American patients are now covered by an accountable care organization (ACO). The Medicare program, which requires physicians to be reimbursed based on the quality of work performed, instead of the traditional fee-for-service model, has been rapidly expanding despite industry belief that ACOs have had little impact on the market.