Preventive Services Covered Under the Affordable Care Act
Several important provisions of the Affordable Care Act became effective Sept. 23, 2010, including a provision regarding preventive services. The new law requires that some preventive services must be covered at no additional cost to the member when the services are provided by an in-network health care provider. Specifically, members do not have to pay a copayment, coinsurance or meet any deductible to receive preventive health services, such as recommended screenings, vaccinations and counseling.
For a list of covered preventive services under the law, please visit the following website, which is managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Please note that the preventive services provision applies to people enrolled in job-related health plans, including commercial and administrative services only plans, as well as individual plans, created after March 23, 2010. Such preventive benefits may not be available to those individuals whose plans are "grandfathered."
For specific questions regarding member benefits and applicable cost-share, please call Humana at the number on the back of the member's ID card, prior to rendering services.