A 37-year-old member asked:
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could california medical cover protein shakes/products for bariatrics patients?

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Dr. Zeenat Hasan
14 years experience Bariatrics
Sometimes: It depends on your insurance and the specific supplement you are looking to have covered. Usually I have found that it is not commonly covered. However, I have encountered exceptions in my practice.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015

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