Commentary: Congress should vote on Medicare's funding of obesity treatments

07/30/2004 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Radley Balko of the Cato Institute asserts the recent decision by the Department of Health and Human Services deserved public comment and debate in Congress, as it now amounts to a multi-billion entitlement program. He predicts this action could lead to taxation of snack food, advertising restrictions and more regulations tied to the quick serve and food manufacturing industries.

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