What does the term "Habilitation Services" mean?

Habilitation Services are included on the list of covered Essential Health Care benefits required by ACA. These are medically necessary health care services and health care devices that assist an individual in partially or fully acquiring or improving skills and functioning and that are necessary to address a health condition, to the maximum extent practical. These services address the skills and abilities needed for functioning in interaction with an individual’s environment.

 
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