Insuring Your Health: Prevention Programs For People Without Insurance Still Play Key Role
Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "The health law gave a huge boost to insurance coverage for preventive care, requiring nearly all health plans to provide cancer screenings, check-ups and, more controversially, contraceptives, to patients free of charge. But that doesn’t help the 30 million people who are expected to remain uninsured under the law and who will continue to rely on a patchwork of federal and state prevention programs whose funding is anything but certain" (Andrews, 11/12). Read the column.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.