All Health Plans Now Cover Preventive Services

This may mean that there’s no reason to put off getting screened for these important treatments.

From Healthcare.gov, the federal government’s site providing basic information on health care reform, including PPACA:

Preventive Services for Adults – Including Senior Citizens

Covered Preventive Services for Women, Including Pregnant Women

Note: Services marked with an asterisk ( * ) must be covered with no cost-sharing in plan years starting on or after August 1, 2012. See Affordable Care Act Rules on Expanding Access to Preventive Services for Women.

  • Syphilis screening for all pregnant women or other women at increased risk
  • Well-woman visits to obtain recommended preventive services for women under 65*

Note: Services marked with an asterisk ( * ) must be covered with no cost-sharing in plan years starting on or after August 1, 2012. See Affordable Care Act Rules on Expanding Access to Preventive Services for Women.

Covered Preventive Services for Children

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