Elimination of Preventive Services Co-Pays September 16, 2010Posted by solutionsinsuranceservices in Health Insurance, Individual Insurance.
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One of the key initiatives of the PPACA (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), othewise known by most people as Health Care Reform is the elimination of co-payments for screenings and preventive care. Effective in September 2010, insurance companies may no longer charge its members a co-payment for any preventive service as defined by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, unless the plan has a “grandfathered” status (check with your carrier for information about your particular plan). To see the list of preventive services covere, visit their website at: