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A discussion of your insurance options for bariatric surgery.
A growing number of states have passed legislation that requires insurance companies to provide benefits for weight-loss (bariatric) surgery patients that meet the National Institutes of Health surgical criteria. And while insurance coverage for weight-loss surgery is widespread, it can involve a lengthy and complicated approval process. The bariatric staff at Sharp are well-acquainted with insurance processes and can help patients navigate through the process in preparation for surgery.
There are some key things that you should do to obtain insurance coverage for weight-loss surgery:
For More Information
Learn more about Sharp's Weight-Loss Surgery Program by attending a free information session. To register, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or register online at Sharp's weight-loss surgery seminar.