For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Officials with Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said the full online Cover Oregon portal will not be open to the public before the end of March, when nearly all Americans are required to have insurance under the federal health care law.
The average age of people signing up for health insurance through the state of Washington exchange has dropped a little since the state began ramping up its marketing to those under 35, according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal government.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.