SECTION 2706

ENDING INSURER DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

2706-FAQThe Affordable Care Act contains several sections that direct the nation’s health care system to include the practices and practitioners of integrative health professionals (also called complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, providers).

The most important of these is Section 2706(a), “Non-Discrimination in healthcare” which is part of the ACA section entitled “Health Insurance Market Improvements.” That section also includes provisions that forbid insurers from excluding people with pre-existing conditions from coverage.

 

Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act encompasses encompasses licensed health care disciplines being practiced in America. The CoverMyCarecampaign is focused particularly on the integrative, holistic healthcare class of disciplines listed below. Their professionals serve millions of Americans each year, the cost for which is paid almost entirely out of pocket.

Chiropractic

Naturopathic
Medicine

Massage Therapy

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Certified Professional Midwives

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