June 15, 2013
It's important to take care of yourself when you're sick, but it's just as important when you're healthy. Regular physicals, immunizations, and health screenings are a few of the preventive services that can help you stay healthy.
Under the new health care law, you may be able to get these and other preventive services without having to pay deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance.
Recently, more preventive services for women were added to this list including:
Some benefit plans are exempt from this requirement, meaning that they do not have to cover these services without cost-sharing, so be sure to check your benefit plan before scheduling a doctor's visit. You can also talk to your employer's Human Resource or benefits team.
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