Obamacare and Docs

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Regulators are reporting that two of California's biggest health care insurers have overstated the number of doctors within their networks who accept insurance obtained through the Affordable Care Act. According to the California Department of Managed Health Care, more than 25% of physicians listed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California were either not taking patients signed up under California’s Obamacare exchange or were no longer at the location listed. What does the snafu mean for consumers?

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Guest:
Shana Alex Charles - Cal State Fullerton

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott