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Access is similar, but quality may be better in narrow hospital networks
Sacramento Business Journal

Hospital networks in Covered California are narrower than their counterparts in the commercial market, but geographic access to care is not much different — and quality is comparable or better, a new study shows.

This conclusion belies controversy over so-called “narrow networks” in the state health benefit exchange — or focuses it. Researchers looked at hospitals, but not doctors.

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