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Welcome, Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to the Obesity Action Coalition’s Chairman’s Council!
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on June 12, 2024

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is pleased to share that Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has joined OAC’s Chairman’s Council at the Bronze level! Thank you for committing to supporting and championing the OAC’s mission. About Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company pursuing novel therapeutics for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a liver disease with
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What the OAC Community Means to Me: Debe’s Story
in OAC Blog on June 6, 2024

Meet Debe, a long-time member of the OAC Community! Today, we’re excited to share her story and journey with the OAC Community. Debe’s story is one of commitment, growth, and the profound impact of being part of a supportive community dedicated to health and well-being. Seeking Connection, Inspiration and Support When Debe first discovered the
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Obesity Action Coalition and STOP Obesity Alliance Collaborate on new Medicaid Obesity Treatment Coverage Research
in 2024 New Releases, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on June 3, 2024

Tampa, Fla., June 3, 2024—The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the STOP Obesity Alliance are proud to announce the release of the “Medicaid Obesity Treatment Coverage Study.” This study is the first to analyze and investigate levels of state Medicaid coverage for obesity treatment options, beyond whether a benefit was covered or not. Healthcare plans
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What the OAC Community Means to Me: Kevin’s Story
in OAC Blog on May 30, 2024

Kevin’s journey with OAC Community+ has been both enriching and transformative. As a dedicated OAC Member, Kevin has found immense value in the resources and support offered by this vibrant community. Here’s why Kevin loves being a part of OAC Community+ and why you might want to join, too! The Power of Connection Kevin joined
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50+ Patient & Provider Groups Urge the Biden Administration to Provide Comprehensive Care for Obesity
in 2024 New Releases, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on

Tampa, FL, May 28, 2024 – This week, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), along with 57 other organizations, delivered a letter to the Biden Administration to call on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide access to comprehensive obesity care. The letter to
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The Fight For Visibility: Courtney Gilbert’s Story
in OAC Blog on

For Courtney Gilbert, a dedicated member of the Obesity Action Coalition, obesity has been a significant part of her life for as long as she can remember. Throughout her life, she has navigated the physical, emotional and social impacts of her weight, witnessing the struggles of her family and friends as well. Despite enduring relentless
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What the OAC Community Means to Me: Faith’s Story
in OAC Blog on May 24, 2024

For Faith, being a part of the OAC Community+ has been transformative. As a long-time member, she has experienced firsthand the countless benefits of such a supportive and resource-rich community. Here’s why Faith loves being a part of the OAC Community and why you might consider joining, too. Taking Care of Yourself to Care for
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