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RED STATES Do not cover bariatric surgery nor weight loss programs
BROWN STATES Covers bariatric surgery but does not cover weight loss programs
BLUE STATES Covers bariatric surgery and weight loss programs
Current healthcare exchanges clearly do not sufficiently cover weight loss and bariatric surgery programs. Over half of states cover neither bariatric surgery nor weight loss programs. Despite the undeniable evidence of the dangers of obesity and the efficacy of metabolic and bariatric surgery, coverage is minimal across the United States.
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