Study raises concerns about patient access to specialists within insurance plans under ACA
While 12 million Americans are enrolled in health care networks through the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplace, a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association raises concerns about patient access to specialists within these insurance plans. The study, "Adequacy of outpatient specialty care access in marketplace plans under the Affordable Care Act," shows that nearly 15 percent of the plans lacked in-network physicians for at least one specialty.
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