Last week Covered California released information on rates and plans for 2014. California Health Line has written an interesting article exploring some of the ways plan costs were lowered. The article discusses the utilization of narrower networks and the limitation of access to top hospitals such as Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Medical Center’s network. The article also explores why certain insurers may have declined to participate in the Exchange (Aetna, United and Cigna). The complete article can be found below.