Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Affordable Care Act Ensures Women Receive Preventive Services at No Additional Cost

A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Last summer, HHS released new insurance market rules under the Affordable Care Act requiring all new private health plans to cover several evidence-based preventive services like mammograms, colonoscopies, blood pressure checks, and childhood immunizations without charging a copayment, deductible or coinsurance. The Affordable Care Act also made recommended preventive services free for people on Medicare

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