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Upcoming Changes to Preventive Services

As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, we're making changes to our preventive services coverage based on new recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Effective September 24, 2014, and January 1, 2015, fully insured and self-insured non-grandfathered health plans must cover the services listed below without copayments, co-insurance, or deductibles. Coverage for these services is subject to your plan's network requirements and provisions.

Topic Effective date
Breast cancer preventive medications for women with increased risk Fully insured, non-grandfathered accounts: effective 9/24/2014
Self-funded, non-grandfathered accounts: effective on or after 9/24/2014 upon renewal
BRCA risk assessment and genetic testing for women Fully insured and self-funded, non-grandfathered accounts: effective on or after 1/1/15 upon renewal
Lung cancer screenings for adults age 55 to 80 with a 30-pack per year smoking history and who currently smoke or quit within the past 15 years Fully insured and self-funded, non-grandfathered accounts: effective on or after 1/1/15 upon renewal
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