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guidelines for insurance covered skin reduction surgery after gastric bypass

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Junig
32 years experience Psychiatry
Find insurance?: Not a med answer, but is there a way you can get insurance? Is there a medicaid program? Does your county offer health assistance, or your hospital ha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There is usually left over folds of skin after dramatic weight loss. Surprisingly, a lot of excess skin may disappear with the weight. Many people c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Surgery: It requires plastic surgery.
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Dr. Andres Taleisnik
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Congratulations : Congratulations on your weight loss. There is absolutely no way to address your loose skin without an abdominoplasty surgery (tummy tuck). Exercise ma ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Congratulations : Congratulations on your massive weight loss. After bariatric surgery, the currently recommended waiting period before having a lower body lift, or oth ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ask Benefits Person: The person in charge of insurance Benefits at the insurance company or at the employer will know the answer to questions about what is covered and wha ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bariatric surgery: You would need to check with your insurance company. Many times depending on your other medical issues it may be deemed medically necessary. Good lu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bypass: Most insurances cover the procedure if it is indicated.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Yes, even safer: Pregnancy is perfectly safe after gastric bypass. In fact, many obese women have trouble getting pregnant until gastric bypass. Fertility improves alm ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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