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Largest U.S. health insurer inks deal with Bay Area group to serve 63,000 patients
San Francisco Business Times

United Healthcare, the nation’s largest health insurer, and the 1,200-physician Palo Alto Medical Foundation are launching an accountable care organization to serve 63,000 Bay Area patients enrolled in United’s employer-sponsored health plans. The new arrangement builds on the Sutter Health affiliate’s prior ACO networks with Cigna (40,000 patients) and Anthem Blue Cross (60,000 patients), for a new total of 163,000 between the three health plans.