“Essential health benefits”
“Essential health benefits.” “Essential health benefits” are the items and services prescribed by the Department of Consumer and Business Services by rule in accordance with federal law, including:
(1) Ambulatory patient services.
(2) Emergency services.
(4) Maternity and newborn care.
(5) Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment.
(6) Prescription drugs.
(7) Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices.
(8) Laboratory services.
(9) Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management.
(10) Pediatric services, including oral and vision care. [2013 c.681 §2]
Note: 731.097 (“Essential health benefits”) and 731.098 (“Group health insurance”) were added to and made a part of 731.004 (Short title) to 731.150 (Definitions of classes of insurance not mutually exclusive) by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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