Published on February 25, 2021
Marketplace plans cover a set of
— like shots and screening tests — at no cost to you. What are preventive health services? Preventive services are routine health care procedures, like screenings, check-ups, and counseling to prevent illness, disease, and other health problems. Taking advantage of these free services can help detect illness early, when treatment is likely to work best, so talk to your provider about what’s right for you. Get specific lists of preventive services for adults, women, and children. Where can I go for preventive care? Preventive services are free only when you get them from a doctor or other provider in your plan’s network. (A network is the facilities, providers, and suppliers your health insurance company has contracted with to provide health care services.) Contact your insurance company to see which providers are “in-network.” Get more information on preventive and wellness services for the whole household.