Exchanges' narrow networks exclude many cancer hospitals

The narrow networks that some health plans offer through state health insurance exchanges exclude some of the top-tier cancer hospitals, according to the Associated Press. A survey of 23 nationally recognized comprehensive cancer centers found that only four respondents said all insurers in their state's exchange included them as a network provider. The Obama administration, concerned that patients may not receive top-notch oncology care when they need it, said it will make cancer care a top priority in the coming year. Read the full story in FierceHealthPayer

 

 

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