Medicare Considers Expanding Payment for Obesity Treatment

September 2004
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Sep2004, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p7
Reports on the plan of the U.S. government regarding the reimbursement of Medicare, the health insurance plan for elderly, for obesity treatment. Surgery performed on morbidly obese people paid by Medicare; Weight and body mass index of a morbidly obese person.


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