Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The New Era in Health Care

Californians report roadblocks in new era of health care

 Inaccurate provider lists are among the challenges facing customers as many transition from the ranks of the uninsured under the federal health care overhaul. Covered California, the nation’s leading state exchange, alone has signed up 1.4 million people through the Affordable Care Act.

“Health plans often use intentionally vague or confusing contracting practices, which result in consumer confusion and frustration, as physicians often do not know that they are listed as participating in certain network.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/07/08/6539580/californians-report-roadblocks.html#mi_rss=Latest%20News#storylink=cpMore than 1,800 complaints about the process were submitted to state regulators through June 8. Customers have complained that they haven’t received their identification cards and enrollment packets. They’ve said they had trouble navigating narrow networks to find a doctor who will take their coverage.
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