Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans.

@article{Haeder2016SecretSF,
  title={Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans.},
  author={Simon F. Haeder and D. Weimer and D. Mukamel},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={
          1160-6
        }
}
The adequacy of provider networks for plans sold through insurance Marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act has received much scrutiny recently. Various studies have established that networks are generally narrow. To learn more about network adequacy and access to care, we investigated two questions. First, no matter the nominal size of a network, can patients gain access to primary care services from providers of their choice in a timely manner? Second, how does access compare to… Expand
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