The Never-Ending Debate Over Health Care Narrow Networks

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT) -- Narrow networks have been all the talk in the health care marketplace, especially leading up to and after the Oct. 1, 2013, enrollment date for plans offered on the various health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

What are Narrow Networks? Narrow networks are networks offered by health insurers that limit an insured’s choice of health care providers, such as physicians and hospitals. Insurers often tout narrow networks as a cost saving measure. In a Sept. 22, 2013, New York Times article, Christopher R. Dugan,...
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