ACA and narrow networks

from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/1Hvoj1l on June 30, 2015 at 05:56AM


One way for insurers to reduce health care costs is to restrict patient access to only lower cost providers.  This phenomenon is known as narrow networks.  On the one hand, narrow networks can promote efficiency by driving down provider price and directing patients to the highest value physicians.  Alternatively, if insurers use narrow networks to direct patients […]