Weight Loss Surgery & Insurance

The question is always asked, Will My Insurance Cover It? How Much Will It Cost? Can I Afford It? Our program provides several payment options to assist you in your decision. Please contact the office to help you determine whether your insurance covers the procedure and what the requirements are or discuss cash pay options andpayment plans through various medical lenders we work with. Please apply online or call the office to make an appointment for further assistance with you insurance carrier and payment options.

Insurance
Most major insurance companies cover the bariatric procedures as long as you meet the requirements. Your insurance may consider you if you have a BMI of 40 with no co-morbid s or a BMI of 35  with at least 35 two co-morbid( meaning underlying conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes) that are associated with morbid obesity. Our program has insurance experts on staff that work with insurance companies daily and will work on your behalf to get your approved through the insurance process. Please apply online or call the office to make an appointment for further assistance with you insurance carrier.

Insurance Carriers

Aetna, Cigna, BCBS (several states)
First Health, Great West, Highmark Blue Cross
Humana, Multiplan (PHCS)
Pacificare-Secure Horizons Provider Select
Principal Financial Group Texas True Choice
Unicare, United Healthcare

What to do if your insurance company excludes weight loss surgery
Click here to view articles on how to handle a denial from your insurance company.

Payment Plan

If you do not have insurance, your plan has exclusion or you did not meet the requirements, you may take advantage of monthly payments plans offered. The plans that are available provide offer low interest rates and monthly payments to fit all income needs. To see if you qualify, a special web link is provided for you to fill out an online application available. For further details information regarding self pricing, please call the office for further assistance.

*The link is integrated with our office and tracks the application once completed. The system will inform you and the office of a decision for approval.

Cash Pay Options
This option is for those who have the amount upfront and ready to proceed with surgery as soon as possible. The total price provides a itemized list of what services are included in that price.  Contact us to get started!!