Archive for April 13th, 2016

Overcoming Stigma Essential to Improving Payer Coverage for Obesity

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

obese“Only 5% of patients with obesity who lose weight keep it off. Coverage for obesity drugs is improving, but remains uncommon. Only a tiny fraction of the candidates for bariatric surgery have the operation, in part because 70% of physicians won’t give referrals.”