Most health plans must cover a set of preventive services like shots and screening tests at no cost to you. This includes Marketplace private insurance plans. (Source: Healthcare.Gov)

    Free Preventive Services

    Heathcare.govAll Marketplace plans and many other plans must cover the following list of preventive services without charging you a co-payment or co-insurance. This is true even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible.

    This applies only when these services are delivered by a network provider. (Source: Healthcare.Gov)

    Preventive Services for Adults

    A partial list of the free preventive services for adults are as follows (for a complete list, please click the button below):

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm one-time screening for men of specified ages who have ever smoked
    • Blood Pressure screening for all adults
    • Cholesterol screening for adults of certain ages or at higher risk
    • Colorectal Cancer screening for adults over 50
    • Depression screening for adults
    • Diabetes (Type 2) screening for adults with high blood pressure
    • Immunization vaccines for adults–doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary
    • UPDATE – Lung Cancer screening for high-risk members
    • Obesity screening and counseling for all adults

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    Preventive Services for Women

    A partial list of the free preventive services for women are as follows (for a complete list, please click the button below):

    • Anemia screening on a routine basis for pregnant women
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Test Counseling (BRCA), Breast Cancer Mammography screenings, Breast Cancer Chemoprevention
    • Breastfeeding comprehensive support and counseling
    • Contraception: FDA-approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling. This does not apply to health plans sponsored by certain exempt “religious employers.”
    • Domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling for all women
    • UPDATE – Lung Cancer screening for high-risk members
    • Osteoporosis screening for women over age 60 depending on risk factors
    • Well-woman visits to get recommended services for women under 65

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    Preventive Services for Children

    A partial list of the free preventive services for children are as follows (for a complete list, please click the button below):

    • Autism screening
    • Depression screening for adolescents
    • Developmental screening for children under age 3
    • Hearing screening for all newborns
    • Height, Weight and Body Mass Index measurements
    • Immunization vaccines for children from birth to age 18
    • Vision screening for all children

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    Additional information on preventive services can be found on Healthcare.Gov by clicking the button below:

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    Summary of preventive services (as of 1/1/15) from our partner CareFirst Logo

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