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In my opinion, one of the best changes made by the Affordable Care Act is the mandate that requires health plans to provide certain specified preventive services without imposing any cost sharing. This is sometimes referred to as “free” preventive care. As a result of this mandate, deductibles, copays, coinsurance, and other cost sharing may not be imposed on the specified preventive services if they are provided by an in-network provider.
The thing that is so great about free preventive care is that it results in better health outcomes for employees and their families, while, at the same time, saving employers from paying larger health claims when illnesses are not diagnosed early. Read More ›
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