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lifetime limits

Under the ACA, do student health plans have lifetime dollar limits?

Under the ACA, do student health plans have lifetime dollar limits?

May 14, 2019 – Q. I recently read about the graduate student at Arizona State who died of cancer in 2013 because his insurer capped how much the policy… Read more

Two student shadows on brick questioning health policies about birth control

Do student health policies have to cover birth control without co-pays?

June 8, 2017 – Q. Do student health policies have to cover birth control without co-pays? A. Yes. Policies that began on or after August 1, 2012, are… Read more

Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits?

May 3, 2016 – Q. Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits? A. No, it… Read more

Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge?

April 2, 2016 – Q. Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge? A. Yes. Student health insurance plans must include preventive… Read more

Is it true that under the ACA, insurers can’t cap how much they’ll pay out over the course of your lifetime?

Is it true that under the ACA, insurers can’t cap how much they’ll pay out over the course of your lifetime?

November 1, 2015 – Q. I have read that under the ACA insurers can not cap how much they will pay out over the course of your lifetime. Is this true? A. Not… Read more