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Would weight loss surgery be covered by medicare?
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Insurance benefits
Medicare typically does not cover bariatric procedures.
However, the patient is encouraged to seek this answer, about coverage, payments, copays, deductibles directly from their insurance carrier. Most insurance companies have websites where you can find the answer or a number to call.

In brief: Insurance benefits
Medicare typically does not cover bariatric procedures.
However, the patient is encouraged to seek this answer, about coverage, payments, copays, deductibles directly from their insurance carrier. Most insurance companies have websites where you can find the answer or a number to call.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
You have to meet specific criteria, and have the operation done at specific centers - called centers of excellence.

In brief: Yes
You have to meet specific criteria, and have the operation done at specific centers - called centers of excellence.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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