14-50 Story 1: The Affordable Care Act and Access to Care

 

Synopsis: As “Obamacare” health insurance exchanges enter their second year, some insured people are finding that getting access to care is extremely difficult due to meager provider networks and low doctors’ payments. Many insured are also being surprised by high deductibles and co-payments. Experts discuss the extent of the problems and ways they might be resolved.

Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Andrew Kleinman, President, Medical Society of the State of New York. Merrill Matthews, Resident Scholar, Institute for Policy Innovation. Dr. Paul Ginsburg, Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy, University of Southern California.

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