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Essential health benefits: 50-state variations on a theme

Series Title(s):
Data brief (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics)
Author(s):
Weiner, Janet, author
Colameco, Christopher, author
Contributor(s):
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, issuing body.
Publication:
[Philadelphia, Penna.] : Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, October 2014
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Insurance Benefits -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance Benefits -- trends
Insurance Coverage -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance Coverage -- trends
Insurance, Health -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance, Health -- trends
Benchmarking
Forecasting
Insurance Benefits -- economics
Insurance Coverage -- economics
Insurance Coverage -- trends
Insurance, Health -- economics
State Government
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
In-Brief. All qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act must cover a package of essential health benefits (EHBs) equal in scope to a typical employer plan. The law laid out 10 general categories of services that EHBs must cover, but did not itemize those services. As an interim policy for 2014 and 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services allowed each state to identify an existing plan as a benchmark for these EHBs. The result of this policy is that EHBs vary from state to state, often because of a legacy of different state-mandated benefits (such as treatments for autism, infertility, or temporomandibular joint disorders). This Data Brief analyzes state variation in coverage and limits for these non-uniform benefits.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (5 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101645913 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Data brief (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics)
Author(s):
Weiner, Janet, author
Colameco, Christopher, author
Contributor(s):
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, issuing body.
Publication:
[Philadelphia, Penna.] : Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, October 2014
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Insurance Benefits -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance Benefits -- trends
Insurance Coverage -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance Coverage -- trends
Insurance, Health -- legislation & jurisprudence
Insurance, Health -- trends
Benchmarking
Forecasting
Insurance Benefits -- economics
Insurance Coverage -- economics
Insurance Coverage -- trends
Insurance, Health -- economics
State Government
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
In-Brief. All qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act must cover a package of essential health benefits (EHBs) equal in scope to a typical employer plan. The law laid out 10 general categories of services that EHBs must cover, but did not itemize those services. As an interim policy for 2014 and 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services allowed each state to identify an existing plan as a benchmark for these EHBs. The result of this policy is that EHBs vary from state to state, often because of a legacy of different state-mandated benefits (such as treatments for autism, infertility, or temporomandibular joint disorders). This Data Brief analyzes state variation in coverage and limits for these non-uniform benefits.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (5 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101645913 (See catalog record)