Assignment from most major insurance carriers is accepted. The patient retains responsibility for payment, except where contractually prohibited by HMOs and PPOs. All co-payments, deductibles, and co-insurance fees are collected at the time of service. Patients will be billed for claims that are denied or not covered under their respective insurance plans.
We accept Medicare and all its products, i.e. Amerigroup, Bravo, Aetna, Humana, etc. We do not accept Carelink or Medicaid (unless Medicare is primary). We also accept the following major insurance plans:
Paying for your weight loss surgery: A discussion of your insurance options
Waiting for insurance approval can be a strenuous and arduous ordeal. Nobody wants to be denied an opportunity at a second chance at life. There are things that you can do to help facilitate your insurance approval process.
At some point, after you have spent a considerable amount of time exploring the option of weight loss surgery, you will need to determine how to pay for the surgical procedure. While insurance coverage for weight loss surgery is widespread, it often requires a lengthy and complicated approval process. The best chance for obtaining approval for insurance coverage comes from working together with your bariatric surgeon and other experts.