Essential Benefit Package

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Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Health Plans

By | August 27th, 2012|Affordable Care Act|

The Affordable Care Act will establish various tiers of health insurance coverage beginning in 2014.  The baseline “tier” will be a minimum amount of coverage that people need to have to satisfy the federal mandate to have health insurance (or face a tax penalty).  Insurers will be required to offer plans that fit within four levels [...]

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Essential Benefit Package 101

By | August 21st, 2012|Affordable Care Act, General|

The future health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act will need to offer an Essential Benefit Package. In fact, most health insurance plans will need to cover each state’s Essential Benefit Package starting New Year’s Day in 2014. There are 10 key service categories that future plans will need to cover- including behavioral health services.  States need [...]

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