Did you know that most LAP BAND(r) and Gastric Bypass cases are covered by insurance?
The reason for the question is it’s one of the biggest concerns that we hear from people who are thinking about the LAP BAND(r) or Gastric Bypass and it can be a deciding factor in moving forward with the procedure. Many patients wonder, “Are bariatric procedures too expensive?” Well, that’s what many others have thought – before they found out that insurance covered it.
That’s right. Many insurance companies do cover the procedures and you can find out if yours is one of them fairly easily.
So how do you find out if your insurance company will cover it and if you qualify for the procedure?
Call our office and ask to speak with one of our expert billing professionals! We can answer ALL of your insurance questions!
Another option available is visiting www.lapband.com. Once enrolled in My Lap Band Journey you’ll have access to an online tool that will do a preliminary screen to help you determine whether your insurance will cover the surgery. To check out the new insurance tool, please visit the LAP BAND(r) financing page.