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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedJune 26th, 2009
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Obesity Treatment and Wellness Act of 2009
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to cover medical nutritional therapy as part of Medicaid.
Obesity Treatment and Wellness Act of 2009 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require Medicaid coverage of medical nutrition therapy to treat or prevent the progression of a chronic condition or disease which an individual is considered as having, or at risk of developing, as the result of being overweight and obese.