Essential Health Benefits Overview

Introduced by the Affordable Care Act, Essential Health Benefits (EHB) are a set of ten health care service categories that certain health plans must cover. In February 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Final Rule, which finalized changes to the EHB standard. This month’s National Health Law Program Health Advocate offers an EHB overview in anticipation of HHS’ posting of the benchmark plan list and public comment period.

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Prepared by the National Health Law Program