Health Law Provides Free Prevention Benefits – With Caveats (Video)

KHN’s “Insuring Your Health” columnist Michelle Andrews talks with Jackie Judd about the provisions in the health law that provide for free preventive tests. While the law doesn’t apply to all insurance plans, it should cut costs for many people. And, Michelle discusses new ways employers and insurers are pricing different services, to encourage the use of the most effective ones and discourage those that are overused – like sleep studies and knee surgeries.

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