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As Obamacare Plans Limit Choices, Doctors Want Provider Network Scrutiny

February 23, 2016

The move by insurance companies to sell more HMOs and health plans with narrow lists of medical care providers–particularly on public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act–has doctors calling for state legislation and closer scrutiny of insurer networks by insurance commissioners and the Obama administration. Read More

HHS Failed To Heed Many Warnings That HealthCare.gov Was In Trouble

February 23, 2016

During the two years before the disastrous opening of HealthCare.gov, federal officials in charge of creating the online insurance marketplace received 18 written warnings that the mammoth project was mismanaged and off course but never considered postponing its launch, according to government investigators. Read More

Are Covered California’s Numbers Plateauing?

February 23, 2016

With Covered California's announcement Wednesday that 1.57 million Californians selected health plans during its third open enrollment period, at least one health care expert believes that the nation's bellwether state in implementing the Affordable Care Act is now essentially running in place. Read More