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Cedars-Sinai Didn’t Make the List in Year 1. What Will Year 2 of Narrow Networks Hold?
California Healthline

U.S. News & World Report ranks it the third-best hospital in California — the second-best hospital in Los Angeles.

Yet at the start of Obamacare’s first open enrollment period in 2013, Covered California customers who wanted to go to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center wouldn’t have been able to.

When the exchange announced its initial plans and rates in 2013, Anthem Blue Cross didn’t cover Cedars for Covered California participants. Neither did Blue Shield of California … or Health Net … or Kaiser Permanente … or L.A. Care … or Molina Healthcare.