Web www.themorbidme.com

« The Risks of Gastric Bypass Surgery Webcast | Main | Bad News: Allergan seeks FDA OK for Gastric Band in Youths »

October 13, 2006

J&J wants Employers to Cover Obesity Surgery

The new head of Johnson & Johnson's surgical-device unit is campaigning to convince employers to cover an increasingly popular but pricey surgery for obesity.

Well that should not be a surprise, because Johnson & Johnson is one of the leading provider of bariatric products, those used by surgeons to perform Gastric Bypass and Lap Band operation. So, this move is more on the business side (well, after all, they are a business). Anyway, if they succeed and it is the end-user who really is getting the benefit, I am totally with it! (Read Story Here)


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference J&J wants Employers to Cover Obesity Surgery:


The comments to this entry are closed.


  • ss_blog_claim=a6f79229006f3e06e0c6ab727a58149f


Subscribe for FREE

  • Subscribe in NewsGator Online Subscribe in Rojo Add The Morbid Me to Newsburst from CNET News.com Add to Google Add to My AOL Subscribe in FeedLounge Add to netvibes Subscribe in Bloglines