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Tufts plan will restrict surgery for obesity

By Jeffrey Krasner
Globe Staff / February 14, 2007

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Tufts Health Plan next month will start denying gastric-bypass and stomach-banding procedures to some obese patients and require others to enter a yearlong diet and counseling program before undergoing the potentially lifesaving surgery. (Full article: 914 words)

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