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Narrow Networks Enjoying a Resurgence
HealthLeaders Media

Market conditions in the healthcare industry are driving the growth of narrow networks, according to a pair of leaders from large employer organizations.

“This time, narrow networks are here to stay,” William Kramer, executive director of health policy for the San Francisco-based Pacific Business Group on Health, said this week. “With the early HMOs, some managed care plans were put together clumsily and generated a backlash from some providers and many consumers.”