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Results: MHE Question of the Week About Health Insurance Coverage of GLP-1s for Weight Loss

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The results of this week’s poll about health insurance coverage of GLP-1s for weight loss.

This week, we asked our readers if they think health insurance should cover GLP-1s for weight loss.

The results are in, and a majority (63%) think health insurance should cover GLP-1s for weight loss.

Specifically, 36% of readers agreed that Medicare should offer coverage because doing so would encourage coverage by private insurers. In addition, just over a quarter of readers (27%) believe in coverage because so many people have obesity, and obesity is a major risk factor for many chronic healthcare conditions.

We want to know what you’re thinking! Every Monday morning, the editors of Managed Healthcare Executive are posing a question to our readers about a timely issue in U.S. healthcare. We collect your answer and post the results on Friday.

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