Essential Community Providers: Tips to Connect with Marketplace Plans

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Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) offered on state and federal exchanges must include a sufficient number of Essential Community Providers (ECPs) – such as community health centers, Ryan White providers, and others – in their networks, but these providers may not know how to identify or connect to QHPs. This fact sheet reviews ECP guidance and upcoming deadlines, and provides tips to help connect safety net providers and health plans.

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NASHP_ECPs.pdf (288.9 KB)
Date: Apr 2013
Author: National Academy for State Health Policy