Research Report Physician Network Transparency
Linda J. Blumberg, Rebecca Peters, Erik Wengle, Rachel Arnesen
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Urban Institute researchers studied nine marketplace websites (California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington) and, and offer recommendations on how to improve the transparency of the marketplace sites. Recommendations include creating clear and accurate "hover over" definitions of plan and network types and sizes for consumers scrolling over specific plans, and creating fully functional physician directories for each plan within the marketplace website.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance
Policy Centers Health Policy Center