Health Advocate: Essential Health Benefits Overview

Health Advocate: Essential Health Benefits Overview

Executive Summary

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, HHS issued a Final Rule, which finalized changes to the EHB standard. This month’s Health Advocate offers an EHB overview in anticipation of HHS’ posting of the benchmark plan list and public comment period.

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