Does Affordable Care Act cover Alcohol Abuse Screening?






Question: Does Affordable Care Act cover Alcohol Abuse or Alcohol Misuse Screening?

Answer:  Yes, Affordable Care Act health insurance plans cover the Alcohol Abuse or Alcohol Misuse Screening.  Alcohol Misuse is categorized as having MORE than 1 drink for women and more than 2 drinks for men.  If you drink more than that, you have an Alcoholic problem. Please see a doctor to help with your addiction.

One of the major benefits of the Affordable Care Act is that all Marketplace health plans, company health insurance plans, and many other health plans must cover the following list of preventive services without charging you a copayment or coinsurance.  Alcohol Misuse Screening is one of the preventive care benefits of Obamacare.

Preventive Care Name Covered under ACA Health Insurance?
Alcohol Misuse Screening Yes

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