Does Affordable Care Act cover Diabetes screening?

Question:  Does Affordable Care Act cover Diabetes (Type 2) screening?

Answer:  Yes, Affordable Care Act health insurance plans cover Diabetes (Type 2) screening.

What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a disease. People with diabetes have too much glucose (sugar) in their blood. Diabetes can lead to:

  • Blindness
  • Nerve damage
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke

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.  Diabetes screening is one of the preventive care benefits of Obamacare.

Preventive Care Name Covered under ACA Health Insurance?
Diabetes screening Yes

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