ObamaCare Clusterfuck: ObamaCare's narrow networks leave out best cancer centers
That's because only those who can afford to should be allowed to survive cancer.* AP:
Cancer patients relieved that they can get insurance coverage because of the new health care law may be disappointed to learn that some the nation's best cancer hospitals are off-limits.
An Associated Press survey found examples coast to coast. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is excluded by five out of eight insurers in Washington state's insurance exchange. MD Anderson Cancer Center says it's in less than half of the plans in the Houston area. Memorial Sloan-Kettering is included by two of nine insurers in New York City and has out-of-network agreements with two more.
Doctors and administrators say they're concerned. So are some state insurance regulators.
In all, only four of 19 nationally recognized comprehensive cancer centers that responded to AP's survey said patients have access through all the insurance companies in their state exchange.
That's not a bug. It's a feature.
Neo-liberal elite policy is that life-expectancy for non-elites is to be reduced, exactly as it was in the Soviet Union, although more stealthily. The above is a fine example of this policy in action.
NOTE The two rules of neo-liberalism: Because markets. Go die;