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Preventative Services for Women Expanded

// August 20th, 2012 // Comments Off on Preventative Services for Women Expanded // Uncategorized

As of August 1, 2012, additional preventative services are to be offered by all insurance companies.

The new list of women’s preventive care services is an extension of the existing preventive care services provision that went into effect under the health reform law Sept. 23, 2010. New coverage guidelines require non-grandfathered health plans to cover an expanded list of women’s preventive care services:
• Breast-feeding support, supplies and counseling
• Contraception methods and counseling
• Domestic violence screening
• Gestational diabetes screening
• HIV screening and counseling
• Human papillomavirus testing (beginning at age 30, and for every 3 years thereafter)
• Sexually transmitted infections counseling
• Well-woman visits
Preventive Care Services | Overview

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