7 statistics on general surgeon payment models
Here are seven points from the report:
1. 26 percent are currently participating in accountable care organizations.
2. 11 percent are not participating in ACOs but plan to by the end of this year.
3. 4 percent are in a cash-only practice.
4. 2 percent are in a concierge practice.
5. 80 percent of employed and 58 percent of self-employed general surgeons will continue taking new and current Medicare and Medicaid patients.
6. 1 percent of employed and 1 percent of self-employed general surgeons planned to stop taking current Medicare or Medicaid patients during the data collection period.
7. 12 percent of self-employed and 3 percent of employed general surgeons stopped taking new Medicare and Medicaid patients.
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