Commentary: Examination of Health and Behavioral Code Reimbursement From Private Payers in the Context of Clinical Multidisciplinary Pediatric Obesity Treatment

Sallinen, Bethany J.; Woolford, Susan J.
June 2012
Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jun2012, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p519
Academic Journal
The article discusses the issues concerning the clinical multidisciplinary pediatric obesity treatment. It mentions that patients in the program are assisted by financial counselors before entering, to identify the amount they will be responsible for based on the sliding scale, over and above their insurance copy and deductibles. Moreover, the second hour of the program includes a rotating schedule of group visits, with the monthly family nutrition group manage by the dietitian.


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