JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013
  VOLUME 2   ISSUE 1

 

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Opens, Bringing Care Closer to Your Clients

A New Way for Large Groups to
Reduce Health Care Spending

The New York Health Benefit Exchange: What You Need to Know

Providing Women's Wellness Benefits at No Cost

Changes to the Names of
Our Commercial Formularies

Broker Focus Archive


Providing Women's Wellness Benefits at No Cost

Did you know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made an increased number of in-network preventive services available to women at no cost?* These services are now covered in full by EmblemHealth, and include:

  • Well-women visits (annual checkup)
  • Gestational diabetes screening
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing
  • Counseling for sexually transmitted diseases
  • HIV testing and counseling
  • Contraceptive methods and counseling**
  • Breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling
  • Domestic violence screening and counseling

We encourage you to keep your clients informed about all the women’s health benefits available at no cost through their plan.

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  *Applies to plans sold or renewed on or after August 1, 2012.
**Please note that some religious employers may be exempt from providing this benefit.

 

   
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