Does Affordable Care Act cover HIV screening?






Question:  Does Affordable Care Act cover HIV screening?

Answer:  Yes, Affordable Care Act health insurance plans cover HIV screening.  Free HIV screening for everyone ages 15 to 65, and other ages for people with increased risk

What is HIV?
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the virus that causes AIDS. There is no cure yet for HIV/AIDS, but there are treatments that can help people live longer, healthier lives.

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

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

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