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Preventive Services Available to Your Family at No Additional Cost

Depression screening, birth control, tobacco counseling. These are among the many preventive services covered by health plans at no additional cost to you, as long as you get them from a network provider. And, with open enrollment upon us, it’s a good time to make sure the providers you want to see are in your plan’s network.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 100,000 lives could be saved annually if each person in the U.S. received the recommended clinical preventive care to help safeguard their health.


What else is included as part of routine health coverage you don’t pay extra for? Great question. Take a few minutes to review this list of preventive care services covered by most health plans, depending on your age, gender and other health factors. Some are familiar, such as annual checkups, mammograms and flu shots, but a few may surprise you.

Children’s preventive services include options like:

Pregnant women and new moms can help themselves and their little ones by seeking:

For all adults, a variety of services could go a long way toward improved health:

Talk with your doctor or dentist to determine which preventive care options are right for you and your family.