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Why Hoag is hard to find on health exchange
Orange County Register

When Ellia Kassoff signed up for an Obamacare insurance plan last month, he wanted top-of-the-line coverage and to keep his Newport Beach doctor. He verified that his primary care physician accepted the Blue Shield platinum PPO. But he never thought to check for Hoag Hospital. Kassoff, 45, was shocked to subsequently learn that Hoag is only accessible on the state’s Covered California insurance market through one plan: a PPO offered by Health Net at the bronze level, which has the cheapest…