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Jacksonville is one of Florida’s most traditional healthcare markets, and health systems rely on brick-and-mortar expansion and physician affiliation to increase clout against payers and gain patient volume. While each health system still invests heavily in construction, the market is becoming more accepting of ACOs and narrow networks. As the market reaches a saturation point for new hospitals, local health systems are focusing on construction of outpatient facilities such as specialty centers, urgent care center, and freestanding ERs. Health systems are working more closely with physicians to create clinically integrated networks, which increase care coordination and population health management capabilties, allowing the health systems to work with insurers on value-based contracts. If the current arrangements between health systems/physicians and insurers improve outcomes and the organizations’ bottom lines, it could encourage greater acceptance of narrow networks and risk-based contracting.