397. Mission Possible: Changing Reimbursement Policy for Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Mission Possible Changing Reimbursement Policy for Obesity Prevention and Treatment

This session will provide an overview of the pledge creation process, discuss how public-private partnerships can drive system change and explain how to bring more partners to the table to provide more coverage and lower costs.

  • Release Date: October 21, 2018
  • SKU FNCE18397
Member Price
$32.00
Nonmember Price
$37.00

This product is free for those who attended FNCE® 2018.

More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, resulting in $210 billion spent annually on obesity-related disease. Investment in evidence-based policies and practices can make a difference in addressing this epidemic. This session will showcase how private and public payers and employers are joining together in a first-ever collective initiative providing obesity prevention and treatment for individuals of all ages on a national scale. This session will provide an overview of the pledge creation process, discuss how public-private partnerships can drive system change, and explain how to bring more partners to the table to provide more coverage and lower costs. Learn how you can play a role in implementing and expanding this innovative pledge to provide millions of individuals with consistent coverage to support healthy weight.

CPEU: 1.5
CPE Level: 2
Learning Codes: 4010, 1070, 6070

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how public-private partnerships can drive system change around preventative and comprehensive child and adult obesity treatment.
  • Gain strategies on how to engage private non-health focused companies around covering preventative and comprehensive child and adult obesity treatments.
  • Advocate with public and private payers for consistent coverage for RDN-provided nutrition services for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

Speaker

  • Jenny Bogard, MPH
  • Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD

Moderator

  • Marsha Schofield
  • Release Date: October 21, 2018
  • SKU FNCE18397