S.830: Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2017

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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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April 5, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
April 5, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Bill Cassidy (R-La.)

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