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Briefing Date:10/11/2011
Topic:Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Costs

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Defining and Revising an Essential Health Benefits Package for Qualified Health Plans

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Congressional Briefings
Thursday, October 6, 2011
2218 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.
1135 Longworth House Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
and
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.

on

Essential Health Benefits: Balancing Coverage and Costs

This new report, from the Institute of Medicine, recommends criteria and methods for determining and updating the essential health benefits that will be included in certain health insurance plans for individuals and small business beginning in 2014.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 6, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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