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Doc to providers: It's time to think big

June 22, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

America's obesity epidemic was front and center during healthcare reform talks. It's one of the biggest drivers of healthcare costs, but until now, doctors didn't get paid to treat it, says Dr. Kevin Huffman, a bariatric specialist who recently became a consultant to Gendron, Inc. He spoke with HME News recently about how healthcare reform-and HME providers-will help these patients. HME News: Just how many obese Americans are there? Dr. Kevin Huffman: Between 1980 and 2000 we saw a doubling of...

Bariatric, Dr. Kevin Huffman, Dr. Kevin Huffman, Gendron, Gendron, Inc., obesity


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Calling Daniel Webster. Put in a good word for bariatrics.

May 21, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I chatted with Dr. Kevin Huffman yesterday about how health care reform will attempt to address our obesity epidemic by making sure docs get paid for treating the disease. As that  happens, the docs and the patients will have conversations about the patient's needs, including bariatric durable medical equipment (you knew I was going to say that, didn't you?). Huffman recently became a consultant to Gendron, which offers a line of bariatric DME. Bariatric, said Huffman, will become a more common...

Bariatric, dme, dme, Dr. Kevin Huffman, Dr. Kevin Huffman, Durable Medical Equipment, e-SP, Gendron, Gendron, health care reform


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