Prevention, Wellness, & Comparing Providers
Under the health care law, many insurers are required to cover certain preventive services at no cost to you.
More Prevention & Wellness Resources
- Healthfinder.gov: Visit healthfinder.gov to learn the most important prevention steps you should take.
- National Prevention Council: The National Prevention Council (NPC) leads the government’s efforts in prevention, wellness, and health promotion.
- Vaccines.gov: Vaccines.gov is your one-stop shop for information about immunization.
You may be eligible for preventive care such as blood pressure and cholesterol tests, mammograms, colonoscopies, screenings for osteoporosis and more. These benefits include coverage for vaccines and new preventive benefits for women.
- All Adults - See a list of no-cost screenings
- Women - See benefits for pregnant women
- Children - See a list of vaccinations for kids
Benefits include a yearly wellness visit, tobacco cessation counseling, and a range of no-cost screenings for cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.
Comparing Care Providers
Use these tools to assess the quality of care you are getting
Use this tool to help you search for and compare physicians and other health professionals. It provides information on medical specialty, clinical training, foreign languages spoken, and more.
This tool can help you compare the quality of care that hospitals provide. It provides a list of U.S. hospitals which includes hospital demographics (location, hospital type) and 44 quality-of-care measures. It also includes data on some Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers.
Use this tool to help you compare the quality of care that nursing homes provide. It provides a list of U.S. nursing homes which includes demographics (location and type of facility) and nursing home ratings, which include health inspection reports, staffing data, and quality measures.
This tool can help you compare the quality of care that home health agencies provide. It provides a list of U.S. home health agencies, including demographics, services provided and quality measures.
Use this tool to help you compare the quality of care that dialysis facilities provide. It provides a list of U.S. dialysis facilities which includes services provided, quality measures, and resources.
The Partnership for Patients includes hospitals, medical practices, and others that agree to support programs that improve patient safety, increase health care quality, and lower costs. Use our interactive map and database to find members in your area and learn more about the Partnership, including information for current and prospective members.
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