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Nutrition-Focused Medical Exams Result in Increased Reimbursement for Health Care Systems

A new pilot project has been developed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that trains registered dietitian nutritionists to perform a nutrition-focused physical exam that is used to diagnose malnourished hospitalized patients. According to a new article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, proper identification of malnutrition can increase revenue from reimbursement to facilities.

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Send Children Back to School with Nutrition Knowledge During Kids Eat Right Month

As children head back to school, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to celebrate Kids Eat Right Month™ in August by ensuring children are properly fueled to grow and succeed.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Repeal of Affordable Care Act

The Academy continues to urge the U.S. Senate to reject the American Health Care Act after the upper chamber on July 25 narrowly passed a procedural vote to open debate on overturning the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Announces Opposition to Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 under consideration by the U.S. Senate.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2017-2020

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed eight registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Nineteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2017-2018 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Representing more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners, the Academy is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Donna Martin Becomes 2017-2018 President of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Registered dietitian nutritionist Donna S. Martin begins her one-year term on June 1 as the 2017-2018 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Martin, of Augusta, Ga., served as the Academy’s president-elect during 2016-2017.

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Asks Congress to Fully Fund Vital Food, Nutrition and Health Programs and Services

The Administration’s proposed budget for 2018 contains funding cuts to nutrition assistance programs, food and nutrition research and health care infrastructure that provide a safety net for our country’s most vulnerable populations and the evidence base to support good nutritional health. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks Congress to fully fund these vital food, nutrition, and health programs and services.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Harmful Health Care Legislation Approved by House of Representatives

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins the vast majority of organizations representing health care providers, patients, hospitals and the elderly by opposing the harmful health care legislation passed May 4 by the House of Representatives.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Senior Advocates and Patient Groups Commend CMS for Taking Action Against Hidden Epidemic of Older Adult Malnutrition

As malnutrition costs rise for older Americans, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a coalition of senior advocate and patient organizations commend the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for proposing adoption of quality measures that will take action against the hidden epidemic of older adult malnutrition.







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