Preventive Care Under the Affordable Care Act

Continuing on the subject of Preventive Care and the ACA, below you will find a clist of covered Preventive Services for Adults

  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm – a one-time screening for men of specified ages who have never smoked
  2. Alcohol Misuse screening and counseling
  3. Aspirin use for men and women of certain ages
  4. Blood Pressure screening for all adults
  5. Cholesterol screening for adults of certain ages or at higher risk
  6. Colorectal Cancer screening for adults
  7. Depression screening for adults
  8. Type 2 Diabetes screening for adults with high blood pressure
  9. Diet Counseling for adults at higher risk for chronic disease
  10. HIV Screening for all adults at higher risk
  11. Immunization vaccines for adults (doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations vary);  Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B; Herpes Zoster; Human Papillomavirus; Influenza (Flu Shot); Measles; Mumps; Rubella; Meningococcal; Pneumococcal; Tetanus; Diphtheria; Pertussis; Varicella
  12. Obesity screening and counseling for all adults
  13. Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevention and counseling for adults at higher risk
  14. Tobacco Use screening for all adults and cessation interventions for tobacco users
  15. Syphilis screening for adults at higher risk

For more information, visit:  http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2010/07/preventive-services-list.html