- Annual Wellness Visit - Non-Medicare
Annual Wellness Visit - Non-Medicare
This practice is pleased to comply with new reforms under the Affordable Care Act that are intended to give Americans additional access to healthcare. The Act's new benefits aim to assist in ways such as helping more children get health coverage, ending lifetime and most annual limits on care, and giving patients access to recommended preventive services.
According to www.healthcare.gov, these reforms apply to all new health plans, and to many existing health plans as they are renewed. Many aspects and benefits of the law have already taken effect. More benefits for Americans are said to be on the way now through 2014.
Must you pay a copayment, coinsurance amount, or deductible?
Under the Affordable Care Act, you and your family may be eligible for some important preventive services that can help you avoid illness and improve your health at no additional cost to you. Learn more about how you might qualify for benefits at healthcare.gov on the Preventive Care and Services pages. If you qualify, you may not be required to pay a copayment, coinsurance, or deductible to receive certain preventive health services such as recommended screenings, vaccinations, and disease counseling, blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol tests, cancer screenings (including mammograms and colonoscopies), flu and pneumonia shots, and regular well baby and well child visits from birth to age 21.
Get to know the details about the Affordable Care Act at www.healthcare.gov to determine if you qualify, And/or call your health insurance provider to understand how the Affordable Care Act impacts you.