Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Gives Back This Holiday Season with Donation Matching Program to Benefit Your Weight Matters National Convention Scholarship Program

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is celebrating the “season of giving” by giving back to one of the organization’s key educational initiatives – The Your Weight Matters National Convention Scholarship Program. Throughout the month of December, the OAC will be working to make quality education accessible...



Obesity Action Alert – December 2015

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with the OAC! More than 93 million Americans are affected by obesity. We will continue to work to support these individuals by ensuring they are treated with dignity and respect, they have access to safe and effective treatment options and they are provided with the right...



US Employee Wellness Programs and Access to Obesity Treatment in Employer Sponsored Health Insurance

Released: November 15, 2015 Under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers may impose substantial penalties on employees who miss specific wellness goals. A newly released study, funded by a grant from the OAC, examined the prevalence of employer practices linking wellness programs, goals for weight, and other...



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