The OAC Encourages Taking Action and Showing Support for the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA)
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on September 9, 2020

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) is a bipartisan bill that will give Medicare-eligible Americans greater access to obesity healthcare services, treatments and providers. Currently, this bill has Congressional support from 185 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and has yet to come up for a committee or floor vote since
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Supports Senators Cassidy and Carper’s Calling on Medicare to Cover Obesity Treatments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
in 2020 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on July 9, 2020

Tampa, Fla. – The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), a more than 75,000 member-strong organization, strongly supports U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) for urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover prescription drugs for obesity and expand coverage for Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT), which they say is “critical to our
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Treat and Reduce Obesity Act Gains Support in the U.S. House of Representatives in Record Time
in 2019 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on July 16, 2019

Tampa, Fla. – The 2019 Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) (S595) (HR1530) has surpassed 100 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives with a total of 112 legislators supporting the Act. This critical legislation will provide Medicare beneficiaries with additional tools for weight management and obesity treatment. The bill provides the Centers for Medicare
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