Symposium II: Access to Care – Update on Bariatric Coverage (ASMBS)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | EST

Location: A305

Co-Moderators: John Morton, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Wayne English, MD, FACS; Brandon Williams, MD, FACS



Time Topic Faculty
10:00am Welcome and Introduction
Wayne English, MD, FACS
10:05am Setting the Stage: How Big of a Problem is Obesity and Morbid Obesity to Individuals, Government and Employers?
Eric Finkelstein, PhD, MHA
10:25am Health Exchanges and Impact on Obesity: ObamaCare and Obesity
John Morton, MD, FACS, FASMBS
10:45am Prioritizing Obesity Health in Insurance Coverage
Richard Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP
11:05am The HOPE (Heart, Obesity, Prevention, Education) Program for Former NFL Players
Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS
11:20am Question & Answer Session
All Faculty
11:30 Adjourn to Lunch in the Exhibit Hall