Mar 29th, 2017
Community involvement is needed to reduce childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is not an isolated condition. Children who are obese are also at risk of developing diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, and other co-morbidities. They may also experience social ridicule, low self-esteem, and depression. Many experts believe schools are a key setting for efforts to prevent childhood obesity. ...
In Coding
Jul 13th, 2012
Just six months into 2012 and already over 16 million people with original Medicare have received at least one preventive service at no cost to them, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced July 10. If last year is any indication, that number will double by the end of the ...
In Coding
Sep 10th, 2009
Noridian Administrative Services LLC (NAS) will be conducting two educational workshops geared toward durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers. Noridian Educates Through Workshops was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Aug 28th, 2009
Physicians will soon be able to become specialists in weight management, says Robert Kushner, president of the Obesity Society. The obesity group and 10 other professional societies, including the American Diabetes Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, are creating an Obesity Medicine Physician Certification (OMPC) for doctors who pass an examination on nutrition, exercise, ...