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.
As registered dietitian nutritionists and certified nutrition specialists, February is a month worth loving! Not only is it Heart Health Month, but Valentine’s Day is a few days away, and last but not least, it’s National Chocolate Lovers’ Month. Let’s celebrate each in turn!