Here at Healthy Bytes, keeping an eye on pending healthcare legislation is important to us – from time to time, we pass along relevant, newsworthy healthcare news, legislation and/or campaigns that may be of interest to you. Here are a few recent notable healthcare updates that you may find useful in your private practice or nutrition business.
Today we’re sharing a few health and nutrition policy updates and initiatives that we hope you find beneficial! Read on to learn more about the My Healthy Weight initiative, expanding health benefits for those with diabetes in Maryland, and getting involved with your state’s legislative day.
If Aetna is one of the insurance companies that you're participating with, or plan to participate with, please be aware that Aetna has updated its nutritional counseling reimbursement policy. The insurance company will continue to reimburse for preventive care, but this update will necessitate some coding shifts in claims that you, as RDNs, can successfully submit for reimbursement.
A quick Google search for “healthcare” will return no shortage of hits these days, as you might imagine. Here are some of the latest headlines we hope you find helpful and relevant for your practice.
Imagine if your clients’ health insurance benefits included receipt of nutritious food. We can dream, right? Good news - this very benefit could be coming to an insurance plan near you.