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CMS coverage for obesity management

Marincic, Patricia PhD, RD; Gray, Carrie MPAS, PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: January 2014 - Volume 27 - Issue 1 - p 47–50
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000438539.99762.50
What's New in Primary Care

ABSTRACT Intensive behavioral management of obesity is now covered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This article reviews strategies for managing obesity in primary care.

Patricia Marincic is an associate professor and director of the didactic program in dietetics at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Carrie Gray is an assistant professor and associate clinical coordinator of the PA program at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

Mark E. Archambault, DHSc, PA-C, department editor

© 2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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