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TennCare – Requirements for Weight Loss Surgery Approval

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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 TennCare. TennCare does cover weight loss surgery for those individuals that meet certain criteria. In 2011 TennCare adopted the guidelines that Blue Cross Blue Shield uses for bariatric surgery. TennCare’s …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota – Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota 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. To find out if your policy includes coverage, please talk directly to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota’s Pre-Approval Requirements Patients suffering from morbid obesity …

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BCBS Arkansas – Weight Loss Surgery Requirements

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BCBS Arkansas does cover weight loss surgery as long as your policy does not exclude coverage. 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 Arkansas covers weight loss surgery. In fact, most of the Blue Cross Blue Shield network has some …

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BCBS of Illinois – Requirements For Weight Loss Surgery

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BCBS Illinois covers weight loss surgery. However, to qualify for coverage of weight loss surgery, your policy must include coverage. As not all policies include coverage, please talk directly to BCBS Illinois to find out if you policy includes coverage. BCBS Illinois Pre-Approval Requirements The benefit plan of the patient should explicitly include weight loss surgery. The contract is the …

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Humana – Insurance Requirements for Weight Loss Surgery

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Humana does cover weight loss surgery unless specifically stated otherwise on your policy. In fact, Humana has a Bariatric Management Team. The Bariatric Management Team is available to help guide you through your weight loss surgery. The Team is also available for up to 6 months after surgery. Humana’s Pre-approval Requirements Humana requires the criteria below be met or exceeded …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan – Requirements for Weight Loss Surgery Approval

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan covers weight loss surgery. This also applies to the Blue Care Network of Michigan. 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 Michigan. Blue Cross Blue …

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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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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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BCBS of Texas – Criteria for Weight Loss Surgery Coverage

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) covers weight loss surgery. However, some policies do specifically exclude weight loss surgery. Use the contact information at the bottom of this page to find out if your policy has a specific exclusion for weight loss surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas’ Criteria for Insurance Coverage Two criteria must be met in …

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Cigna – Requirements for Weight Loss Surgery

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Most policies with Cigna cover weight loss surgery. However, some benefit plans do specifically exclude bariatric surgery. Contact Cigna directly to find out if your plan includes weight loss surgery coverage. Cigna recently merged with Great West Healthcare. The following applies to Great West Healthcare as well. Cigna Pre-approval Requirements Unless weight loss surgery is specifically excluded from your policy, …