Letter to HHS Regarding Essential Community Providers
Excerpt: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires that insurers offering plans on the Health Insurance Marketplaces, or exchanges, include a "sufficient number and geographic distribution" of providers that serve predominantly "low-income, medically underserved individuals." These providers are referred to as Essential Community Providers.
To read the letter to HHS, click here.
To read a related press release, click here.