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Bariatric (Weight Loss/Obesity) Surgery: Health Insurance Payment & Mexico/Costa Rica Surgery Option

Most insurance companies in the USA pay for bariatric surgeries (weight loss or obesity surgery). But the process to obtain approval is a lengthy one & not all qualify due to it. The patient needs to establish a medical necessity. Following are the points they consider:

  • BMI of 40 or higher and morbidly obesity. BMI is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height and is used as an indicator of body fatness to categorize obesity.
  • Prove obesity as an issue for more than five years
  • Have ...
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