One of the major features of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was the requirement that all insurance plans must offer the ten Essential Health Benefits (EHBs). But, what are those benefits and how do they differ from benefits before the law was passed.
I use a mnemonic to help remember what the 10 EHBs are: “PROM HELD on WEB”
|R||Rehab||rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices|
|O||Outpatient||ambulatory patient services;|
|M||Mental||mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment|
|D||Dental for kids||pediatric services, including oral and vision care|
|W||Wellness||preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management|
|B||Babies||maternity and newborn care|