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Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2017
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coordination of programs to prevent and treat obesity, and for other purposes.
Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2017 This bill allows coverage, under Medicare, of intensive behavioral therapy for obesity furnished by providers other than primary care physicians and practitioners. Additionally, it allows coverage under Medicare's prescription drug benefit of drugs used for the treatment of obesity or for weight loss management for individuals who are overweight.
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- The house has not voted
Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthCommittee on Ways and MeansHealthIntroducedApril 5th, 2017
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