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Federal Court Decision Threatens the ACA’s Preventive Services Benefit: State Options to Mitigate Harm to Consumers

A federal judge’s ruling in Braidwood Management Inc. v. Becerra (formerly known as Kelley v. Becerra) struck down a requirement that health plans cover and waive cost-sharing for many critical preventive services. In this blog, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette and Justin Giovannelli recap the legal issues in the case and outline options for states seeking to preserve consumers’ access to preventive services.