Healthcare

Most Physicians Still in the Dark About ACOs, Medical Homes

Delivery reform spawned by the Affordable Care Act apparently has left some physicians confused about what certain terms mean.

About 1 out of 3 said they were familiar with accountable care organizations, episode-based payments and patient-centered medical homes, according to the Deloitte 2013 Survey of U.S. Physicians.  Last year, more than 50 percent of physicians were familiar with those programs, the survey said.

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