When you eat, do you think about where your food was grown? Perhaps your cherry tomatoes were grown in the garden in your backyard, but your beef was imported from Canada. How many miles did your food travel to get to your plate? Many of you – and your clients – are paying closer attention to food and food system sustainability issues that are frequently making headlines. Let’s take a closer look at a recent food sustainability study and how to address your clients’ interests in eating food that will keep our environment, our planet, and our own bodies healthy.
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.