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What's Provided by the Affordable Care Act?

Feb 5, 2014

Have questions about what is and what is not provided by the Affordable Care Act?

Have questions about what procedures and services are and are not covered by the Affordable Care Act? We have answers!

What is included in my coverage?

Many people remain uncertain about the Affordable Care Act and the services and coverages that it provides. It is at this time that some of the Affordable Care Act’s most tangible perks are finally in place.  But what are those perks and who do they benefit?

The law now mandates that most health plans cover a set of preventive services, including shots and screening tests, with no co-payment and regardless of whether someone has met his or her yearly deductible. This means that the plans within the Affordable Care Act will provide potentially life-saving services, such as free flu shots, and will represent a positive experience for millions of average Americans without charge.

What other sorts of services will be available?

For adults:

  • Alcohol counseling
  • Tobacco cessation programs
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Depression screening
  • Diabetes (Type 2) screening
  • Diet counseling
  • HIV screening for people ages 15 to 65
  • Immunization vaccines

For women:

  • Breast cancer mammography screenings
  • Breast cancer genetic test counseling
  • FDA approved Contraception
  • Contraceptive patient education and counseling
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Domestic violence counseling
  • Osteoporosis screening
  • Gestational diabetes screening

For children:

  • Autism screening
  • Behavioral assessments for children
  • Depression screening for adolescents
  • Hearing screening for all newborns
  • Immunization vaccines
  • Obesity screening and counseling
  • Oral health risk assessment
  • Sexually transmitted infection prevention counseling
  • Vision screening

Who can help me with all my questions?

Partner Agency Insurance Services, Inc. can provide you with professional expertise in understanding your health care options, guidance in application and eligibility process plus offer you affordable health care coverage through Covered California or directly with medical insurance carriers for Individuals and Families or Employer Group coverage for groups of any size.  Please feel free to contact us for a complimentary quote from various companies for almost any kind of insurance at (714) 482-9500.

 

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