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Regulating Provider Networks: A Changing Landscape
- Report: Second in a Series
The Colorado Division of Insurance is among the regulatory bodies across the nation considering whether to toughen rules and step up enforcement to address a trend toward narrower provider networks.
Regulators at both the state and federal levels are responding to concerns about whether the narrower networks provide consumers with sufficient access to health care providers. They are also addressing worries that consumers aren’t able to easily understand which providers are in their networks.