The bare essentials

Zigmond, Jessica
October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/10/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 41, p6
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The article discusses the release of the report "Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Cost" of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on essential health benefits. The HHS is tasked to develop the proposed and final rules that outline essential health benefits package to make plans more affordable. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires the plans to cover at least 10 general categories of health services.


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