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essential health benefits

Are visits to the chiropractor or physical therapist covered under the Affordable Care Act?

Are visits to the chiropractor or physical therapist covered under the Affordable Care Act?

November 9, 2018 – Q. Are visits to the chiropractor or physical therapist covered under the Affordable Care Act? A. All ACA-compliant individual and small… Read more

Six confused people who are leery of short-term insurance

Should I be leery of short-term health insurance?

August 2, 2018 – Outside of the Obamacare annual open enrollment window, people without a qualifying event have very few options for purchasing new health… Read more

I’ve heard that I need to have an ACA-compliant health plan, but what does that mean?

I’ve heard that I need to have an ACA-compliant health plan, but what does that mean?

April 7, 2018 – Q. I've heard that I need to have an ACA-compliant health plan, but what does that mean? A: It just means an individual or small group… Read more

Does the ACA require infertility treatment to be covered by health insurance?

Does the ACA require infertility treatment to be covered by health insurance?

February 4, 2018 – Q: Does the ACA require infertility treatment to be covered by health insurance? A. No. Treatment for infertility is not one of the ten… Read more

Is it true that Obamacare’s preventive care mandates only help women?

Is it true that Obamacare’s preventive care mandates only help women?

January 29, 2018 – Q. I've heard that Obamacare's preventive care mandates only help women. I'm a man, and I feel like I'm getting the short end of the stick.… Read more

We live in China right now but we don’t have health insurance for the times we come back to the states. What kind of insurance can we get?

We live in China right now but we don’t have health insurance for the times we come back to the states. What kind of insurance can we get?

January 28, 2018 – Q. We live in China right now but we don't have health insurance for the times we come back to the states. What kind of insurance can we… Read more

Pediatric dental is one of the essential health benefits on new plans. Does that mean that my insurance will cover braces for my son?

Pediatric dental is one of the essential health benefits on ACA-compliant plans. Does that mean that my insurance will cover braces for my son?

January 15, 2018 – Q: I’ve read that pediatric dental is one of the essential health benefits on new plans. Does that mean that my insurance will cover… Read more

How is vision care covered under Obamacare?

How is vision care covered under Obamacare?

June 13, 2016 – Q: How is vision care covered under the Affordable Care Act? A: The Affordable Care Act requires coverage for pediatric vision care as one… Read more

How is autism covered under the Affordable Care Act?

How is autism covered under the Affordable Care Act?

November 8, 2015 – Q. How is autism covered under health plans sold in the health insurance marketplaces or under the ACA? A. According to the U.S. Centers… Read more