You may have heard that the health care law requires most Americans to have health insurance.If you’re not yet covered, you’ll need to enroll in a plan by March 31, 2014 or face a tax penalty. Another important part of the law is a requirement for most health insurance plans to cover essential health care – care and services considered essential for health.
Depending on your health insurance plan, you'll pay a portion of the cost if you receive these types of care and services, but you won’t have to worry anymore about whether essential health care is covered.
Starting January 1, 2014, most health insurance plans will cover certain specific care and services when you use an in-network provider:
If you need health insurance, you can shop for plans that include essential health care coverage now through March 31, 2014. Be sure to get covered by that time or you could face a tax penalty. Need help choosing a plan? We can help you pick coverage that’s right for you.
This is an estimate for a 2014 plan and does not include any cost savings you may be eligible for from the federal government. Your actual rate will depend on information entered in your application for coverage.
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