Ambulatory patient services - Care you receive without being admitted to a hospital - such as at a clinic, physician's office or same-day surgery center.
Emergency services - Care for conditions which, if not immediately treated, could lead to serious disability or death.
Hospitalization - Care you receive as a patient in a hospital, such as room and board, care from doctors and nurses, and tests and drugs administered during your stay.
Maternity and newborn care - Care provided to women during pregnancy and during and after labor; care for newly born children.
Mental health and substance abuse disorder services - Care to evaluate, diagnose and treat mental health and substance abuse issues.
Prescription drug coverage - Drugs prescribed by a doctor to treat an acute illness, like an infection, or an ongoing condition, like high blood pressure.
Rehabilitation and habilitation services and devices - Services and devices to help people with injuries, disabilities or chronic conditions gain or recover mental and physical skills.
Laboratory services - Testing blood, tissues, etc., from a patient to help a doctor diagnose a medical condition and monitor the effectiveness of treatment.
Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management - These services include routine physicals, screening and immunizations. Chronic disease management is an integrated approach to manage an ongoing condition, like asthma or diabetes.
Pediatric services - The other nine essential benefits are provided to children along with dental and vision care.
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