Prevention and Wellness
Under the health care law, many insurers are required to cover certain preventive services at no cost to you.
You may be eligible for preventive care such as blood pressure and cholesterol tests, mammograms, colonoscopies, screenings for osteoporosis and more. These benefits include coverage for vaccines and new preventive benefits for women.
- All Adults - See a list of no-cost screenings
- Women - See benefits for pregnant women
- Children - See a list of vaccinations for kids
Many insurers are now required to cover preventive services at no cost to you. This includes new preventive benefits for mothers and vaccinations for kids.
The following provides an overview of the coverage and services available to women in 2012 and beginning in 2014.
Learn how the health care law affects people age 65 or older.
For More Information
- Fact Sheet: Building Healthier Communities by Investing in Prevention
- Fact Sheet: The Affordable Care Act's Prevention and Public Health Fund in Your State
- Healthfinder.gov: Visit healthfinder.gov to learn the most important prevention steps you should take.
- National Prevention Council: The National Prevention Council (NPC) leads the government’s efforts in prevention, wellness, and health promotion.
- Vaccines.gov: Vaccines.gov is your one-stop shop for information about immunization.
Content last reviewed on April 29, 2014