An Update on Coverage for Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act

An updated fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation summarizes the latest information on health plan coverage of preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. The fact sheet details the rules that govern when plans are required to cover services without cost-sharing and which services are covered.

In addition, the fact sheet summarizes the clarifications issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on coverage for a number of services including: colon cancer screening, breastfeeding assistance, well-woman visits, contraception, and breast cancer prevention.

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Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.