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Obesity is a chronic disease that increases the risk of other serious health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and certain cancers. With 4 in 10 American adults living with obesity, access and insurance coverage for treatment options are essential.

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) was reintroduced in this Congress with the goal of expanding Medicare coverage to include the screening and treatment of obesity, as well as coverage of FDA-approved medications for obesity control. chronic weight. Similar legislation is also being introduced at the state level.

Join us as we hear from federal and state legislators, health care providers, and people living with obesity to learn about the importance of access to care and promising legislative solutions.

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Michele Tedder
Senior Program Manager, Black Women’s Health Imperative

Thanks to our information session co-sponsors:

This educational resource was created with the support of Novo Nordisk.

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