2011 Public Policy Comments

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11-23-11 OCC Comments on USPSTF Draft Obesity Screening & Management Recommendations

11-2-11 Summary of ASMBS, TOS and OAC Public Statements during HHS EHB October Forum

10-30-11 OCC Letter on Gastric Sleeve NCD

10-28-11 House October Letter Opposing Exclusion of Obesity Treatment Services

10-27-11 OCC Letter Supporting Senate Appropriations Language Urging Action from FDA on Obesity Drugs

10-24-11 OCC Letter to FDA – Providing List of Obesity Experts for Future FDA Advisory Committee Hearings on New Obesity Drugs

10-21-11 OAC Letter to HHS on HHS Suggested Exclusion of Obesity Treatment Services

10-21-11 Coalition Letter Re: SBC Template and Obesity Treatment Services

9-30-11 Senate Letter Supporting Obesity Treatment Services in Essential Health Benefits Package

9-30-11 OAC comments on NCD for IB Counseling

9-27-11 Health Care Coalition Letter to HHS re Coverage of Obesity Treatment Services in the Essential Health Benefits Package

8-31-11 OCC Letter to FDA

7-14-11 House July Letter Supporting Obesity Treatment Services in Essential Health Benefits Package

7-7-11 OAC EC Health Subcommittee Statement on FDA

4-21-11 OAC Statement to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Regarding Federal Policies Affecting Innovation and Job Growth in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries

4-14-11 Fitt Kids Sign-on Letter Regarding HR 1057

4-14-11 Fitt Kids Sign-on Letter Regard S.576

4-5-11 OCC Letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Re: Medicaid

2-24-11 022411 Joint Comment letter to HHS Re: Employer Wellness Programs

1-14-11 OCC Letter to Dr. Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA



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