Survey: 40% of Physicians Averse to ACOs
survey conducted by LocumTenens.com, a physician staffing firm.
Of the physicians willing to participate in an accountable care model, pay-for-performance beat out bundled payments and shared savings agreements as their preferred accountable care payment model.
The following is a breakdown by specialty of physicians willing to participate in an accountable care arrangement:
• Anesthesiology: 73 percent
• Primary care: 61 percent
• Psychiatry: 60 percent
• Surgery: 55 percent
• Radiology: 55 percent
• Emergency medicine: 44 percent
LocumTenens.com surveyed 1,416 physicians, including those who were locum tenens and permanently staffed, in a wide range of specialties for this survey.
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