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Obama’s Anti-Obesity Initiatives Mirror Health Plan Programs, Say Insurers
HC Pro - Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media

Health plans are supporting the Obama Administration’s 2011 proposed budget in areas of combating childhood obesity, initiating wellness programs, creating smoking cessation programs. The largest allotment is $1 billion to improve children’s access to healthy meals through reauthorization of the school meals program and other child nutrition programs.