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Hospital Ownership of Physician Practices Increases Nearly 90 Percent in Three Years Ariel West Thu, 09/08/2016 - 12:01
Nearly 40 percent of U.S. physicians now employed by hospitals or health systems

WASHINGTON, DC—A new study prepared by Avalere Health finds that the number of physician practices owned by hospitals/health systems rose 86 percent between 2012-15, with the percentage of physicians employed by hospitals or health systems increasing in every region of the country during this tim

More Than 2 Million Exchange Enrollees Forgo Cost-Sharing Assistance Ariel West Wed, 08/19/2015 - 07:39

A new Avalere analysis finds that more than 2 million exchange enrollees eligible for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) are not receiving the subsidies because they selected a non-qualifying plan.

Exchange Plans Have 34 Percent Fewer Providers Than Commercial Plans Ariel West Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:13

A new analysis from Avalere finds that the average provider networks for plans offered on the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) include 34 percent fewer providers than the average commercial plan offered outside the exchanges.