Oklahoma City clinic helps children, families improve health and lifestyles
A team approach with multiple health professionals can include services that insurers won’t cover, creating funding hurdles for the new obesity clinic at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center.
As Oklahoma’s obesity rate continues to rise, a new clinic for obese children faces challenges of how it will pay for the services it provides.
“These types of clinics do not fund themselves,” said Dr. Ashley Weedn, the clinic’s medical director and an OU Children’s Physicians pediatrician. “Reimbursement is a real issue in...
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