TITLE

Medicare Considers Expanding Payment for Obesity Treatment

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Sep2004, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14315732

 

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