The Report Card On Access To Obesity Treatment For Adults In Canada 2017 highlighted major shortfalls in terms of access to care. For the most part, private and public benefits plans do not cover obesity treatments. If you have had coverage denied from your benefits plan, try using these tools to convince them to make an exception. Your healthcare team can help you build a case for why you might benefit from certain treatments.
Tools for Accessing Health Benefits Nicole Christensen 2018-06-14T17:54:08+00:00
Obesity Canada’s Public Engagement Committee developed letters you can send to appropriate decision makers within your private health plan. There is a version for both unionized and non-unionized workers who want to respond to a denial of coverage using an evidenced-based argument for an exception.