Many insurance companies don’t provide coverage for weight loss surgery, despite many years of experience showing that weight loss surgery is an important tool in curing problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea. By paying out of pocket for this procedure, you can start the journey towards a better life and a new healthy you TODAY!
By paying for this procedure out of pocket, you avoid the lengthy physician-supervised diet required by most insurance companies, which is usually 7 months.
Insurance companies have very strict requirements to qualify for weight loss surgery, even though the procedure is medically indicated. By paying out of pocket for the procedure, you avoid all of the strict requirements that are unnecessarily created by the insurance companies.
Cash pricing includes…
Pre-operative testing, including blood work and EKG if necessary
Pre-operative nutrition evaluation
Surgeon Fee for the procedure
Post-operative visit with the nutritionist within 4 weeks of surgery.
Surgery Center Fee. (To qualify for the $9,999 price point, the procedure has to be performed on an outpatient basis. Unfortunately, not all patients will be candidates for outpatient surgery. If the procedure has to be performed in the hospital, the total price will be $12,800, and this cost will cover a one-night stay in the hospital.)
Monthly support Group Meetings.
Disclaimer: If paying for the procedure with CareCredit or by Credit Card, there will be an administrative fee added to the total price of the procedure.
*Based on a patient with a good credit score and a 5 year loan