50+ Patient & Provider Groups Urge the Biden Administration to Provide Comprehensive Care for Obesity
in 2024 New Releases, OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on May 28, 2024

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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Obesity Action Coalition Urges CMS to Expand Coverage to Obesity Medications
in OAC Blog, OAC Newsroom on April 24, 2024

The Obesity Action Coalition, the Partnership to Advance Cardiovascular Health and more than 40 healthcare and advocacy organizations are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand coverage and access to semaglutide for the treatment of obesity. We applaud CMS’s recent decision to cover obesity medications for patients with existing, high-risk cardiovascular
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The OAC Shows Support for OCW’s Access to Care Day by Promoting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA)
in News Releases, OAC Newsroom on March 3, 2021

March 3rd – All insurance plans should include access to comprehensive obesity healthcare coverage that is not limited by size, weight or economic status. A lack of obesity healthcare negatively impacts the health and well-being of people with obesity. For this reason, we are excited to announce that The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA)
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NOCW Launches September 15th!
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 13, 2019

Tampa, Fla., Sept. 12, 2019 — Of the more than 100 million Americans affected by the disease of obesity, fewer than 4% receive obesity-related treatment from their healthcare provider. Having access to comprehensive obesity care can be life-changing, from the management of obesity to the reduction of symptoms of obesity-related diseases. That is why, since
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