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  1:32 pm
Commenter: Patricia Williamson, AGPCNP-BC

Wegovy Limitations

It costs more to treat the comorbidities caused by obesity than it is to treat the obesity itself. Increasing the coverage requirements for people to be severely obese before treatment can begin is ridiculous!

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