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What Will Payers Do If Courts Strike Down the ACA’s No-Cost Requirement for Preventive Services?

September 07, 2022

A federal district court ruling today could jeopardize coverage of preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Some payers may be cautious about pulling back on full coverage of preventive services, but if the ruling stands, experts fear the undoing of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act will result in a patchwork of coverage — and a worsening of healthcare disparities.