Primary care docs easier to find in ACA plans than Medicaid, study finds
- Primary care physicians accept Affordable Care Act exchange plans more often than Medicaid, but not as much as employer-sponsored health insurance, according to a Health Affairs study.
- The analysis found that PCP in-network participation was 91% in the ACA marketplace. That’s compared to 75% in Medicaid and 100% for employer-sponsored plans.
- The researchers also discovered that one-third of in-network physicians don’t have appointments available for new Medicaid patients.
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