Does Affordable Care Act cover Obesity screening?






Question:  Does Affordable Care Act cover Obesity screening?

Answer:  Yes, Affordable Care Act health insurance plans cover Obesity screening.  Obesity is the main cause for serious health conditions such as:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Early death

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

Preventive Care Name Covered under ACA Health Insurance?
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Yes

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