Doctor Prescribed Elemental Formulas will be covered by insurance regardless of delivery method for Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders

1. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0151-0200/ab_163_bill_20090127_introduced.pdf

2. www.apfed.org

3. For a small subset of patients with EGIDs, elemental formulas are the only treatment that allows healing, reduces pain, vomitting, and Survive.

4. Elemental formulas are like insulin to a diabetic.

5. Coverage should be regardless of delivery method. They are not palatable but a few are able to drink them orally.