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What You Need to Know About Anti-Obesity Options on the Market

June 5, 2023 by Courtney Keefe, PharmD

Obesity is not only associated with an increased risk of various comorbidities, such as type 2 diabetes, but adults with obesity experience 100% higher annual medical costs compared to those of normal weight. Plus, a recent survey found that 40% of employees with obesity would take a new job in order to access obesity treatment coverage. Educating employees on the options, costs and effectiveness of bariatric surgery versus medications can not only help reduce employer costs but could increase employee productivity and improve health outcomes. Learn more about the anti-obesity options on the market and what they could mean for your employees and benefit plans.

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