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State blasts Tufts plan for obesity treatment

Agency says policy may hurt patients

By Jeffrey Krasner
Globe Staff / February 24, 2007

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The Department of Public Health sharply criticized Tufts Health Plan's new rules for treating morbidly obese patients, saying they may make it more difficult for patients to have potentially lifesaving surgery. (Full article: 640 words)

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