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Wegovy is now covered by Medicare, but not for weight loss

Wegovy an injectable prescription weight loss medicine that has helped people with obesity. Wegovy will be covered by Medicare, but not for weight loss. (Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Wegovy an injectable prescription weight loss medicine that has helped people with obesity. Wegovy will be covered by Medicare, but not for weight loss. (Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with STAT reporter Elaine Chen about Medicare’s new announcement that it will cover Wegovy, but not for weight loss.

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