Mandate Benefits

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) requires that 10 essential benefits be included in ALL Health Plans offered beginning January 1 ,2014.    A summary of the 10 benefits are as follows:

  1. Ambulatory patient services
  2. Emergency services
  3. Hospitalization
  4. Maternity and newborn care
  5. Pediatric services including dental and vision
  6. Prescription drugs
  7. Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatmnet.
  8. Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management
  9. Laboratory services
  10. Rehabilitative services and devices