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Medicaid Program Coverage of Obesity Prevention and Treatment

On Jan. 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act greatly expanded the health care benefits being offered to millions of Americans with no health coverage, as well as millions more who are underinsured. The law sets certain standards that all state Health Insurance Marketplace plans and many other insurers must meet, and mandates that all health plans offered to those who buy health insurance on their own or in small groups include a set of "essential health benefits" at no additional cost to the insured- even if they have not yet met their deductible.

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