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OAC Representatives Advocate for MA Bill HB 1198
in on December 9, 2021

OAC National Board Members Melinda Watman, BSN, MSN, CNM, MBA; and Angela Fitch, MD, joined OAC President Joe Nadglowski in addressing the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Financial Services to support passage of House Bill 1198 This legislation, which has been introduced by Representative Jon Santiago (D-MA-9), would effectively provide parity in coverage for obesity treatment
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OAC President and CEO Advocates for People with Obesity at Annual Meeting of the LA and MS Association of Health Plans
in , , on December 3, 2021

Joe Nadglowski, OAC President and CEO, represented the voice of individuals affected by the disease of obesity by leading a panel discussion for more than 275 people at the recent annual meeting of the Louisiana and Mississippi Association of Health Plans. The LAHP & MAHP Annual Conference is the health insurance industry’s networking event of
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OAC Meets With The White House
in , , on November 8, 2021

On October 15th, OAC’s President and CEO Joe Nadglowski met with the White House Domestic Policy Council (DPC). He was joined by Hannah Martin from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dr. Fatima Stanford from Harvard/Mass General. The OAC was asked to contribute to the conversation about efforts to expand providers under Medicare Part
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