Alex Meer

If your health insurance plan begins on or after 2010, your health insurance company must provide you with free preventive care. This means that, as long as you are within your provider network, you don’t have to pay your copayment, coinsurance, or even meet your deductible.

What is considered to be free preventive care varies for adults, woman (including pregnancy), and children. So, here is a list of every service covered within the differing groups.1

Free Preventive Care for Adults

Screenings

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Depression
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • HIV
  • Obesity
  • Tobacco Use
  • Syphilis

Counseling

  • Alcohol misuse
  • Diet
  • Obesity
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

Medication

  • Aspirin

Immunizations

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Influenza (Flu shot)
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • Pertussis
  • Varicella

Free Preventive Care for Women (including pregnant women)

Screenings

  • Anemia
  • Bacteriuria
  • Breast Cancer Mammography
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chlamydia Infection
  • Domestic and interpersonal violence
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Tobacco Use
  • Syphilis
  • HPV DNA test
  • Rh Incompatibility test

Counseling

  • BRCA
  • Breast Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Breastfeeding
  • Contraception
  • Domestic and interpersonal violence
  • HIV
  • Tobacco Use
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

Medication

  • Contraception
  • Folic Acid supplements

Services

  • Well-woman visits

Free Preventive Care for Children

Assessments

  • Alcohol and Drug use
  • Behavioral
  • Oral Health risk

Screenings

  • Autism
  • Blood pressureCancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Depression
  • Development
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hearing
  • Height, Weight and Body Mass Index
  • Hematocrit or Hemoglobin
  • Hemoglobinopathies or sickle cell
  • HIV
  • Lead
  • Obesity
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
  • Vision(STI)

Testing

  • Tuberculin
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention

Medications

  • Flouride Chemoprevention supplements
  • Gonorrhea preventive medication (newborns)
  • Iron supplements

Immunizations

  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • Pertussis
  • Haemophilus influenza type b
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Inactivated Poliovirus
  • Influenza (Flu shot)
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotarvirus
  • Varicella

With access to free preventive care, you and your family could catch signs of health issues before they develop into something dangerous. Don’t delay. Give me a call today to purchase health insurance and gain free preventive care.

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References

1 Preventive Care Services doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary

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