Insuring Your Health: Health Law Adds Coverage For Services Needed By People With Developmental Disabilities

Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "A little remarked upon requirement in the health law expands treatments for people with cerebral palsy, autism and other developmental disabilities. But some advocates and policy experts are concerned that insurers may find ways to sidestep the new requirement. The health law requires that individual and small group plans sold on or off the health insurance marketplaces cover 10 essential health benefits, including 'rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices'" (Andrews, 1/14). Read the column

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