Summary of testimony by Cheryl DeMars, President and CEO, The Alliance before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Hearing on Nov. 28, 2018.
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The Alliance held a multi-stakeholder event to discuss the impact of obesity and how employers can support their employees in reducing the obesity epidemic in America. More than 55 people attended this event. Attendees heard speakers from a variety of different viewpoints on obesity. These viewpoints included national prevention, lifestyle, nutrition, patient, physician engagement, surgical and pharmaceutical.
Every bidder for your health plan’s business claims their network of hospitals, doctors and health services will save you money. But how do you know whether that’s true or just marketing hype?
The misconceptions of health care affect our everyday lives. Dr. Aaron Carroll shed some light on a few misconceptions that impact employees or employers at The Alliance Annual Meeting.