7 02, 2014

Health Care Reform and Essential Health Benefits

By |February 7th, 2014|Information|0 Comments|

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that all health insurance coverage for individuals and small groups includes certain treatments and procedures or “essential health benefits.”

The underlying idea is that the essential benefits package be equal to the coverage offered under a typical employer plan, with 10 general categories that include:

  • Ambulatory patient services
  • Emergency services
  • Hospitalization
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Mental health and substance […]