At West Suburban Medical Center
Most insurance plans cover bariatric surgery. Our expert team will help guide you through the insurance process in order to get your surgery approved. Many insurance policies differ from plan to plan; therefore our team will assist you in understanding your benefits and requirements for bariatric surgery. Commitment and dedication is required during this process to help achieve your goals.
After attending the information session, you will meet with our Bariatric Program Coordinator at your NEWU appointment in order to start the insurance process.
As the bariatric insurance process can sometimes be confusing, you may want to review your insurance benefits prior to your NEWU appointment. Here are some questions that you can ask your employer’s Human Resources Department and Insurance Company:
If yes, please list what is required in order to have surgery including the number of months of medical supervision; for example there is a certain amount of required time that I must document attempted weight-loss. The following are common requirements by insurance companies in order to have weight loss surgery: