What insurance covers lap band surgery?

Answer In Australia, if you need it for health reasons, like your very obese then its done for free if you are under a certain income, its covered by medicare, which is our healthcare institution.But if y... Read More »

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What insurance covers bariatric surgery?

Is Lap-Band surgery covered by insurance?

Lap-Band surgery and other weight loss surgeries are covered by some insurance companies and plans. The best way to find out is to look at your policy agreement. Check over the "covered" and "not c... Read More »

What is port replacement surgery in Lap-Band surgery?

Gastric banding (brand name Lap-Band) and gastric bypass are the most common bariatric surgeries used to control chronic obesity in individuals who have failed to lose weight by other means. Both t... Read More »

If you get hurt without insurance and need surgery, can you get insurance and be covered for the surgery?

No, but you might be able to find a county hospital where they will do it for free (like County-USC in LA, etc)