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May 31, 2013

Essential Health Benefits

As part of the new affordable health care act the state has come up with a list of things that insurance for state employees will and will not cover. These are known as essential health benefits or EHBs. In Texas, at the present time, bariatric services are not among the EHBs. This is perplexing given […]

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November 28, 2011

ASBP Tackles Obesity

Having just returned from the ASBP’s Annual Obesity Symposium in Las Vegas, I have to say I’m finding it difficult to contain my enthusiasm and excitement about treating patients who are overweight and obese.   The conference is put on by an organization called the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, which I admit I didn’t even know […]

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