Healthy People 2020 provides more prominence to health promotion and preventive approaches and adds a substantive focus on the significance of addressing social determinants of health. A new expanded digital interface facilitates use and dissemination somewhat than cumbersome printed books as produced prior to now. The influence of those adjustments to Healthy People will be determined within the coming years. The conclusion that a selected service or supply is medically essential doesn’t constitute a representation or guarantee that this service or supply is roofed (i.e., shall be paid for by Aetna) for a specific member. Some plans exclude coverage for providers or provides that Aetna considers medically essential. Each benefit plan defines which providers are covered, which are excluded, and which are topic to dollar caps or other limits.
- These are referred to as the “determinants of health”, which embrace the individual’s background, lifestyle, economic status, social situations and spirituality;