Comments for: Medicare agrees to pick up the tab for obesity counseling

Posted Nov. 19, 2012, at 11:19 a.m.

A recent landmark decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) represents an important first step toward addressing one of the great ironies of American health care. Insurers have been willing to foot the bill for managing the complications of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, …

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  • Anonymous

    Wow,talk about becoming a “nanny state”,,What happened to personal responsibility?

  • AKMaineIac

    With the research staring them in the face, they discuss nutritional counseling? Really?

    Refer the individual to a physical therapist who can guide the person in the lifestyle changes that will truly lead to change. Exercise and activity, and diet modification. One without the other can not lead to anything but more of the same.

  • sassyfrazz

    Like Medicare isn’t going broke enough now. I yi, yi.

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