Poll looks at views on coverage for child weight-loss programs

10/17/2011 | Endocrine Today

A U.S. survey found 81% of respondents said that private insurers should provide coverage for bariatric surgery for adolescents, while only 55% believe that Medicaid should cover the surgery. Researchers also found that 84% of respondents endorsed coverage for adolescent visits to dietitians, while 60% and 65% approved of coverage for weight-loss and exercise programs respectively. The results were presented at the Obesity Society meeting.

View Full Article in:

Endocrine Today

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Director of ASO Department
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington-or could be in Nashville, TN, KY
Claims Director
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Mgr NGS Provider Enrollment (I)
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA