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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9/21/23  1:35 pm
Commenter: Esra Gokturk NP

Wegovy appeal

Obesity is a major health crisis and contributes significantly to health care costs.  Wegovy works effectively to help patients achieve normal BMI and reduce comorbidities.  Wegovy should continue to be available to patients with BMI of 30 or greater and 27 or greater with one comorbidity. 

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