Oregon looks at regulating insurer doctor networks

July 29, 2014 11:31 PM

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon insurance regulators are seeking the authority to require private insurers to have enough doctors and other health care providers to adequately serve all their customers.

The move comes as a growing number of insurance companies seek to save money by shrinking the number of providers in their network. Regulators also say consumers need more transparency when shopping for insurance, including information about which doctors are covered and whether they are accepting n...

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