California’s Message To Hospitals: Shape Up Or Lose ‘In-Network’ Status

California is starting to push hospitals throughout the state to lower their rates of medically unnecessary C-sections.

Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange, will exclude hospitals from insurance networks if they don’t reduce their numbers of C-sections, back scans and opioid prescriptions.

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