Learn the ABCs of Insurance


Deciding to pursue surgical treatment is a big decision,pharmacy and almost as intimidating is determining how it will be paid for. We can help you navigate through all of the policies and documentation of the insurance process.

One of the first things that needs to be evaluated is if you are a medical candidate for bariatric surgery. National guidelines have been established which insurance companies have adopted in order to see if you qualify. You can read the specifics in our Medical Candidacy section.

But being a medical candidate is not enough. Insurance companies often require additional information and documentation that are policy-specific. You can learn more in our Insurance Candidacy section.

At times it can feel like your insurance provider is working against you instead of for you. There can be several obstacles to getting approved for treatment and we offer possible strategies to get the treatment you need in our Insurance Challenges section.

Verifying benefits is typically an exhaustive and time consuming task. There can be difficulty in acquiring the documentation for an extensive personal history. But our practiced and experience staff know the lay of the land, clinic what questions to ask and who to contact. We will help you all along the way. You can read more about this process is our Insurance Verification section.

In the unfortunate case that you are denied, which is not uncommon, there is still hope. You can read more about taking the next steps in our Appealing Your Insurance section.