New AMA Classification Of Obesity: How It Affects Workers’ Compensation And Mandatory Reporting

On June 16th 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity as a disease rather than a comoribidity factor.  Since obesity is now considered a medical condition that means that it requires professional treatment, the US Department of Health and Human Services predicts that the costs to US businesses related to obesity will exceed 13 billion dollars.  To learn more about how this will affect your Workers’ Compensation and mandatory reporting read the full article here.

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