Published in State and Local Health Law Weekly, October 14th, 2004
In addition, the Tennessee Insurance Commission has announced a revised surgical obesity policy to include coverage of the LAP-BAND System for State employees and their dependents.
"As obesity is expected to shortly surpass smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, expanded insurance coverage of the LAP-BAND System makes this important health care option more available for the morbidly obese,"...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of State and Local Health Law Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.