Californians Enrolled In Obamacare Are Facing Limited Options (Washington Free Beacon)
Since Covered California shut down the doctor search portion of its website, prompted by a report by KPIX-CA, many patients who chose insurers based on that search tool have learned that a large number of doctors will not accept the insurance plans they have purchased. Doctors were also shocked at this news.
Many doctors discovered that they were listed as “in-network” on the Covered California website, though they are not accepting patients with those CoveredCalifornia policies.
Dr. Marie President, an Internist affected by the website problem, explained to KPIX-CA: “We found that we were already signed up and we were astonished because we hadn’t signed anything yet. We can’t [accept them], we’ll be out of business.”