House Dems Urge HHS To Include Full Continuum Of Obesity Coverage In Essential Benefits Package
A contingent of House Democrats, spearheaded by Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) and backed by a large grassroots effort spurred by the Campaign to End Obesity and the Obesity Action Coalition, is encouraging HHS to include the full continuum of medically necessary obesity care services in the essential health benefits package that all insurers will be required to cover in order to sell products in the health insurance exchanges.
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