ACA’s Essential Health Benefits Rule Leaves Insurers With Room for Interpretation on Coverage of Therapies
The Affordable Care Act mandates essential health benefits that health plans must cover, but insurers still have the ability to determine which specific therapies they will cover within some categories of benefits -- such as "habilitative services." Experts say that the way health plans interpret the rules could have a significant effect on people with disabilities who need ongoing therapy to improve their day-to-day lives.
- "Obamacare Presents Complex Choices for People With Disabilities" (Whitney, Kaiser Health News, 8/13).
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