Coverage of Medical Foods
There is a need for consistent national coverage and reimbursement of foods for special dietary use by children with chronic diseases or conditions requiring special dietary intervention, including children with chronic gastrointestinal diseases, chronic serious liver disease, and chronic allergic syndromes. NASPGHAN is educating federal policymakers about the importance of this issue to the pediatric gastroenterology patient community.
- Medical Nutrition Equity Act Endorsement Letter - February 2018
- Letter to Congress Supporting Medical Foods Coverage Under TRICARE - April 2016
- NASPGHAN Issue Brief - Pediatric Patient Access to Medical Foods - October 2015
Letter to Secretary Sebelius - December 22, 2011