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New Weight Loss Drugs are Out of Reach for Millions of Older Americans Because Medicare Won't Pay

New obesity drugs are showing promising results in helping some people shed pounds but the injections will remain out of reach for millions of older Americans because Medicare is forbidden to cover such medications.

The U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Fri, 29 Dec 2023 - 3:54 AM

Updated on:

Fri, 29 Dec 2023 - 8:01 AM

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