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Accountable care groups serving Medicare patients

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More than 200,000 Illinois Medicare patients will have their health care needs coordinated by federally designated accountable care organizations. Below is a list of the seven ACOs based in Illinois:

• Alexian Brothers Accountable Care Organization, based in Arlington Heights: 16,000 Medicare patients.

• Christie Clinic Physician Services, Champaign-Urbana: 7,500 Medicare patients.

• Independent Physicians' ACO of Chicago: 14,000 Medicare patients.

• Medicare Value Partners (Presence Health), Chicago: 18,000 Medicare patients.

• Advocate Physician Partners Accountable Care, Rolling Meadows: 119,000 Medicare patients.

• Chicago Health System ACO (Vanguard Health Systems), Westmont: 9,800 Medicare patients.

• OSF Healthcare System, Peoria: 33,000 Medicare patients.

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, AP research.

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