In a 2015 survey of more than 9,000 people, as reported by The Obesity Society, three out of four consumers said that they are not covered for necessary, evidence-based obesity treatment services, including access to a dietitian, medical weight management, bariatric surgery or obesity drugs.
Insurance companies are not reimbursing this kind of team-based care, Dr. Holst said. “Usually if it’s done, patients are paying cash, or are grant-funded, or a health care system is paying money to get it started.”
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