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Study: Narrow networks typify exchange plans

About 70 percent of hospital provider networks on the exchanges are either narrow or ultra-narrow, according to a new study by the consulting group McKinsey & Company. And wide hospital networks result in a 26 percent higher median cost than plans with smaller networks sold by the same insurer.

Most exchange plans limit member choices

Health insurance plans sold through state health insurance exchanges are likely to include limited choices of doctors and hospitals and require referrals for specialists and preauthorization before expensive procedures, The Wall Street Journal reported.

McKinsey: Well-planned and executed health IT can save $40B annually

If you caught FierceHealthPayer or FierceEMR last week, you would know that four major health insurance companies will offer their own financial incentives to providers to adopt and use EMRs and