S.595: Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019

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Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage of intensive behavioral therapy for obesity. Specifically, the bill allows coverage for therapy that is provided by (1) a physician who is not a primary care physician; or (2) other health care providers (e.g., physician assistants and nurse practitioners) and approved counseling programs, if provided upon a referral from, and in coordination with, a physician or primary...

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Feb. 28, 2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Feb. 28, 2019

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

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