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State-created weight-loss program in review

State health insurance plans for teachers and state employees have spent more than $5.6 million on weight loss surgeries since 2011, but officials don’t know yet whether the Legislature-created program will save money by reducing obesity-related medical expenses, lawmakers learned Tuesday.

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  • Headline: State-created weight-loss program in review
  • Publication: Arkansas, Pages 18 on 03/12/2014
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