Make sure that you and your dependents have theprotection they need. ACA Open Enrollment 2020 is from 1st Nov-15th Dec 2019

One of the underlying concepts of the Affordable Care Act is the certainty that prevention is better than cure.

Early detection of a condition improves the likelihood that treatment will have a successful[d1]  outcome and lessen the possibility of an unaffordable future. medical and care costs.

The Affordable Care Act 2019 ensures that any Marketplace Health Plan must include ‘Preventative Care Services’ without consideration of co-payment or coinsurance.

Your health insurance, (monthly premiums) bought on an exchange, whether federal, state or private must include ‘Preventative care services’.

WHAT ARE PREVENTATIVE CARE SERVICES?

Preventative care is any medical service that reduces the risk of chronic (long term) condition.

BRIEFLY

Your Marketplace health plan offers you free access to doctor visits for annual physicals, well-woman appointments, and dental cleanings.

Some interventions/medicines are also considered to be preventive, for example, immunizations, contraception, and allergic conditions.

Preventative care includes screenings and tests for skin cancer, cholesterol levels, and colonic conditions.

BUT it is important to note that these services are FREE only if they are delivered by providers in your plan’s network.

Don’t underestimate the value of enrolling.

It might cost you nothing!

It could save you thousands

It WILL give you peace of mind

TAKE ACTION NOW! ACA Open enrollment- 2020 (for January 2020) is one day closer.!

Your Marketplace health plan will include the following services for you and your dependents

Screening and counseling:

  1. Abdominal aortic aneurysm one-time screening for men of specified ages who have ever smoked
  2. Alcohol misuse screening and counseling
  3. Blood pressure screening
  4. Cholesterol screening for adults of certain ages or at higher risk
  5. Colorectal cancer screening for adults 50 to 75
  6. Depression screening
  7. Diabetes (Type 2) screening for adults 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese
  8. Diet counseling for adults at higher risk for chronic disease
  9. Hepatitis B screening for people at high risk
  10. Hepatitis C screening for adults at increased risk, and one time for everyone born 1945–1965
  11. HIV screening for everyone ages 15 to 65, and other ages at increased risk
  12. Syphilis screening for adults at higher risk
  13. Tobacco use screening for all adults and cessation interventions for tobacco users
  14. Tuberculosis screening for certain adults without symptoms at high risk
  15. Lung cancer screening for adults 55-80 at high risk for lung cancer because they’re heavy smokers or have quit in the past 15 years
  16. Obesity screening and counseling
  17. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention counseling for adults at higher risk

Preventive measures:

  1. Falls prevention (with exercise or physical therapy and vitamin D use) for adults 65 years and over, living in a community setting
  2. Aspirin use to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer for adults 50 to 59 years with a high cardiovascular risk
  3. Statin preventive medication for adults 40 to 75 at high risk
  4. Immunization vaccines for adults — doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary:

Further details HEALTHCARE.gov Preventive care for adults, from which this information is drawn.

OPEN ENROLLMENT (November 1st -December 15th  2019) offers you the opportunity to find the healthcare coverage under the affordable care act that meets your needs and is affordable.

In many cases the cost of monthly premiums are entirely covered by tax relief. The benefits of ACA preventive care are, without additional charge!

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