Gastric Sleeve Cost
Being concerned about gastric sleeve cost is only natural. No matter how much you want to put your obesity behind you once and for all, money is always a finite commodity and it’s something most of us have to think about. West Medical is here to let you know that, while your health comes first, we understand that finances are always a part of the mix.
First, the good news. If you have a BMI of 40 or above, or 35 and above and suffer from related health problems, there’s a good chance your medical insurance may cover the procedure. Gastric sleeves are proven to help patients defeat their obesity and deal with serious issues like type 2 diabetes. Insurance companies are seeing that bariatric medicine is an effective preventative which – while priceless to patients – saves insurers money over the long-term by avoiding the need for expensive treatments later on.
Of course, even if a procedure is fully covered by insurance there are usually some expenses involved in getting any kind of surgery, including copays and hidden costs such as days taken off from work. However, we are here to work with you and your insurance company to ensure that the costs related to the procedure remain under control. You can actually begin the process of verifying your insurance on our site right now!
What if My Insurance Doesn’t Cover It?
In cases where insurance might not cover a procedure, it obviously gets more complicated. It’s extremely difficult to say online exactly how much a procedure is likely to cost and that’s simply because every case is different.
Prospective patients should be aware that, however, that if they truly want to have the procedure they very likely can. In cases where cost gastric sleeve cost is an issue, West Medical can put you in touch with third-party financing that should be able to put the procedure within the reach of most patients.
As sleeve procedures have become more prominent, the data on their benefits have become clearer along with the reduced number of complications. Lap Band-to-sleeve conversions have become increasingly popular for this reason.
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Find Out More about Gastric Sleeve Cost – and More
The cost of a procedure is just one of many important factors to consider when obtaining a procedure. To find out more about sleeve gastrectomy and other weight loss surgery options at West Medical, call the phone number above or reach out via our contact page
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PPO Insurance Providers
Gastric Sleeve surgery is covered by most PPO insurance providers! Click below to verify your PPO insurance covers it.