Obesity is not simply a condition caused by overeating — it is a chronic disease that often cannot be cured by diet and exercise alone.
Despite these facts, some individuals are denied access to treatment as some payers and employers do not recognize obesity as a disease.
From payer and employer partnerships and outreach, through collaboration with medical societies, Medtronic is committed to driving advocacy for bariatric surgery.
Through our partnerships with medical societies, Medtronic works to:
Through our Payer Solutions group, Medtronic offers support to healthcare professionals with:
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