44% of physicians participate in fee-for-service models — 6 statistics

Written by Angie Stewart | April 12, 2019 | Print  |

The percentage of physicians involved in accountable care organizations dipped from 36 percent in 2017 to 28 percent in 2019, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2019."

Medscape surveyed 19,328 respondents across 30-plus specialties and asked about their involvement in reimbursement models. Physicians could select more than one.

Six statistics on physician participation in payment models:

1. Insurance: 81 percent
2. Fee-for-service: 44 percent
3. ACO: 28 percent
4. Direct primary care: 11 percent
5. Cash-only practice: 6 percent
6. Concierge practice: 2 percent

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