Many Wash. State Health-Exchange Plans Exclude Top Hospitals From Coverage

The Seattle Times' Amy Snow Landa and Carol M. Ostrom, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, report: "But it’s no joke: Many insurers offering plans through the Washington Healthplanfinder, the exchange marketplace where shoppers can apply for subsidies, are using narrow provider networks. These networks are not the broad, include-all-providers networks that many big employer plans currently enjoy" (Landa and Ostrom, 12/3). Read the story.

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