The state's health exchange website is working better today after being beset with glitches on the first two days of the roll-out of the insurance plans available as of January 1 , 2014.
The companies offering healthcare insurance in the state exchanges for Region 2 Lifewise, Premara Blue Cross and Regence.
Here are the links to the insurance companies showing their bronze, silver and gold plans:
The ACA requires insurance plans to cover these 10 essential benefits:
Outpatient Care – the kind you get without being admitted to a hospital
Emergency Room – trips to the emergency room
Inpatient Care – treatment in the hospital for inpatient care
Maternity and Newborn Care - care before and after your baby is born
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services – this includes behavioral health treatment, counseling, and psychotherapy.
Prescription drug coverage
Rehabilitative and Habilitative Services – services and devices to help you recover if you are injured, or have a disability or chronic condition. This includes physical and occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, psychiatric rehabilitation, and more.
Laboratory Services - lab tests
Preventive and Wellness Services – services including counseling, screenings, and vaccines to keep you healthy and to manage a chronic illness
Pediatric Services– including dental and vision care for children