Health Care and Life Sciences > Health Reform Resource Center > Agencies Writing Health Care Reform Rules Seek Public Comment on Cost-Effective Delivery of Preventive Services
28 Dec '10

The Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service issued a Request for Information (RFI) on December 28, 2010 on how group health plans and health insurance providers can deliver high-quality preventive care services cost-effectively under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The agencies are interested particularly in suggestions on how welfare benefit plans can encourage use of the most beneficial preventive services and discourage use of the least beneficial services.  Public comments must be submitted before February 28, 2011.