If you have been unsuccessful in past attempts to lose a significant amount of weight, the Baylor Scott & White Health Nutrition and Weight Management Center may help you finally shed those hard-to-lose pounds and achieve your weight loss goal.
The Nutrition and Weight Management Center (NWMC) at Baylor Scott & White Health has a 12-week comprehensive, multidisciplinary program called the Medical Weight Management Program. With classes beginning in January at locations in Austin, Dallas and Temple, this program is designed to coach lifestyle and nutrition changes, assist with healthy weight loss and weight management and guide participants throughout the process of developing a healthier you.
To enroll in the program, prospective participants must meet the criteria below and schedule a visit with a NWMC physician and registered dietitian.
After acceptance into the program, participants will begin the 12-week cycle, which includes:
The NWMC program is pre-approved for medical visits by Scott & White Health Plan as "in network" but usual deductibles and copays will apply, according to the enrollee's plan.
The initial medical assessment, any follow-up medical appointment(s) and, if indicated, individual consultation with a behavioral health specialist will be billed to the employee's insurance plan.
The Medical Weight Management Program is available at a discounted rate of $90 per individual for Baylor Scott & White Health employees, spouses and adult dependents. To be eligible for the employee discounted rate, employees, spouses and adult dependents must be:
Payment may be made by cash, check, and credit card.
If interested in the Medical Weight Management Program, you are encouraged to schedule your appointment now with the NWMC physician as class space is limited. After completing the physician visit and being accepted into the program, you will enroll in a 12-week group class at one of the following locations.