Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Guidance Document Change: This is a new form used to determine whether DMAS will cover certain weight loss drugs. (This process is called service authorization.)
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9/18/23  11:24 am
Commenter: Anonymous

Increase in requirements Wegovy

Obesity being a disease should motivate law makers and insurance companies to decrease "the hoops" patients are forced to jump through for medication to treat the disease.  Increasing the requirements for approval for this medication is another example of ignorance and discrimination.  

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