No Co-payment for Preventive Services for Children

No Co-payment for Preventive Services for Children

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All Marketplace health plans and many other plans must cover the following list of preventive services for children without charging you a copayment or coinsurance. This is true even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible.

1. Alcohol and drug use assessments for adolescents

2. Autism screening for children at 18 and 24 months

3. Behavioral assessments for children ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years, 5 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years

4. Blood pressure screening for children ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years , 5 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years

5. Cervical dysplasia screening for sexually active females

6. Depression screening for adolescents

7. Developmental screening for children under age 3

8. Dyslipidemia screening for children at higher risk of lipid disorders ages: 1 to 4 years, 5 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years

9. Fluoride chemoprevention supplements for children without fluoride in their water source

10. Gonorrhea preventive medication for the eyes of all newborns

11. Hearing screening for all newborns

12. Height, weight and body mass index (BMI) measurements for children ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years, 5 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years

13. Hematocrit or hemoglobin screening for all children

14. Hemoglobinopathies or sickle cell screening for newborns

15. Hepatitis B screening for adolescents at high risk, including adolescents from countries with 2% or more Hepatitis B prevalence, and U.S.-born adolescents not vaccinated as infants and with at least one parent born in a region with 8% or more

16. Hepatitis B prevalence: 11 – 17 years

17. HIV screening for adolescents at higher risk

18. Hypothyroidism screening for newborns

19. Immunization vaccines for children from birth to age 18 — doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (PVU)
  • Inactivated Poliovirus
  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rotavirus
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

20. Iron supplements for children ages 6 to 12 months at risk for anemia

21. Lead screening for children at risk of exposure

22. Medical history for all children throughout development ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years , 5 to 10 years , 11 to 14 years , 15 to 17 years

23. Obesity screening and counseling

24. Oral health risk assessment for young children ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years, 5 to 10 years

25. Phenylketonuria (PKU) screening for newborns

26. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention counseling and screening for adolescents at higher risk

27. Tuberculin testing for children at higher risk of tuberculosis ages: 0 to 11 months, 1 to 4 years, 5 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years, 15 to 17 years

28. Vision screening for all children

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curated from >>> Preventive care benefits for children | HealthCare.gov

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