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Study Reveals Most Covered California Plans Have Narrow Provider Networks

New research finds 75 percent of Covered California health plans have narrow provider networks.

The University of Pennsylvania report reveals more than one third of all Obamacare insurance plans in California have networks that include less than 10 percent of doctors in a rating area. Insurers point out that narrow networks help keep costs down. But Carmen Balber, executive director of the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog, said there’s a fine line.