Medicare covers yoga for heart disease

Medicare, the government health insurance program for Americans 65 and older, covers the Ornish program, which promotes a plant-based, meatless diet, meditation and regular exercise. The program was formally confirmed an intensive cardiac rehab program in 2010, and the first … Continue reading

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in favor of extended Nutritional Coverage under Medicare

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has prepared an appeal to present to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to increase coverage of medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for specific diseases, like hypertension, obesity, and cancer, as part of the CMS National Coverage Determination (NCD) Process. … Continue reading

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