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Can i get gastric bypass covered by insurance or medicaid?

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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 16 years experience
Usually: Gastric bypass is usually covered by most insurances including medicare and medicaid. There are often requirements such as doctor supervised weight loss for a number of months, or the surgery to be performed at a bariatric center of excellence. But yes it is covered usually.

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YES: It's called a revision of the original surgery

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