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BCBS Of North Carolina Covers Weight Loss Surgery

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Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina covers weight loss surgery. To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage. Please note that not all policies include coverage. So, to find out if your policy includes coverage, please talk directly to Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina. Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina Pre-Approval Requirements BCBSNC provides …

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Tufts Health Plan – Requirements For Bariatric Surgery

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Tufts Covers Weight Loss Surgery Tufts covers weight loss surgery. To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage. Not all policies include coverage, so to find out if yours does, please talk directly to Tufts. Tufts’ Pre-Approval Requirements To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery under the Tufts Health Plan, the following guidelines have …

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United Healthcare’s Criteria For Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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While many United Healthcare Summary Plan Descriptions and Certificates of Coverage explicitly exclude coverage for weight loss surgery, many plans do cover surgery. In fact, some states require insurance companies to cover weight loss surgery, so even if your policy excludes it, if your state mandates coverage you may be in luck! United Healthcare’s Pre-approval Criteria For Surgery The following …

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Tricare – Weight Loss Surgery Requirements

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Tricare covers weight loss surgery. To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage and you must meet the qualifications. To find out if you policy includes coverage, please talk directly to Tricare. Assuming you are covered, Tricare has a single policy that sets the criteria for all of the Tricare regions for weight loss surgery. The …

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City Of LaCrosse, ATU & SEIU Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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It appears that the City Of LaCrosse, ATU, SEIU and their retirees’ medical plan has coverage for weight loss surgery. Plan information can be found here. Page 91 discusses bariatric surgery coverage requirements. Having coverage does not mean you will get approved or that you qualify. Requirements to Qualify For Surgery The City of LaCrosse, ATU, SEIU and their retirees …

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CHAMPVA – Requirements for Weight Loss Surgery

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CHAMPVA covers weight loss surgery. To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage. Not all policies include coverage. To find out if you policy includes coverage, please talk directly to CHAMPVA. The US government understands that weight loss surgery is a life saving procedure and if you meet the requirements and your policy includes coverage …

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BCBS Federal Employee Program and Florida Blue – Weight Loss Surgery Requirements

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employees Program and Blue Cross Blue Shield Florida covers weight loss surgery. ObesityCoverage strongly feels that morbid obesity is a disease and every insurance company should cover these life saving procedures. So we are happy to report that BCBS Florida and BCBS Federal covers weight loss surgery. In fact, most of the Blue Cross Blue …

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Medicare’s Criteria For Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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Medicare covers weight loss surgery in most cases assuming you meet the coverage requirements. Not every weight loss procedure is covered either. If the criteria are met, Medicare covers Gastric Bypass, Lap Bands and Gastric Sleeve surgeries. Medicare pre-approval requirements The following criteria must be met in order for Medicare to cover your weight loss surgery: BMI (body mass index) …

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Medicaid’s Criteria for Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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Medicaid Covers Weight Loss Surgery Assuming that you meet the criteria below and that you don’t have any medical issues preventing you from surgery, Medicaid will cover weight loss surgery. Criteria for Coverage of Surgery Costs In order for Medicaid to cover the cost of your surgery and the associated surgeon visits, you must meet the requirements below. Over the …

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Coventry Health Care – Weight Loss Surgery Requirements

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To qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage. Not all policies include coverage. To find out if you policy includes coverage, please talk directly to Coventry Health Care. Assuming your policy covers surgery, then you must meet the requirements below to qualify. It doesn’t appear that Coventry Health Care has posted the requirements for obesity …