Does Affordable Care Act cover Hepatitis C screening?

Question:  Does Affordable Care Act cover Hepatitis C screening?

Answer:  Yes, Affordable Care Act health insurance plans cover Hepatitis C screening.  Free Hepatitis C screening for adults at increased risk, and one time for everyone born between 1945 to 1965.

Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The most common way to get hepatitis C is by coming into contact with the blood of someone who has it.

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.  Hepatitis C screening is one of the preventive care benefits of Obamacare.

Preventive Care Name Covered under ACA Health Insurance?
Hepatitis C screening Yes

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