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... having no money and no insurance is something that could change. But this is not your biggest problem you face. Your biggest problem is yourself. ... (3 replies)
... I have a question...I was on here a month or so ago asking if anyone knew if united health care would cover gastric bypass surgery. I called my insurance company like it was suggested. I was told by the lady on the phone that they do not cover anyhting to do with weight loss unless I was morbidly obese. ... (4 replies)
... Hi. I'm 18 and really really overweight. I weigh 315 pounds. I really want to lose weight and not terribly slowly. I have to lose it naturally because I have no money for surgery or insurance. I've been on diets alot and I am a picky eater. So, I don't like seafood and other things. ... (2 replies)

... This insurance stuff just baffles my mind! At our place of enployment we are offered 3 types of health insurance. First is Priority Health which does NOT cover GB surg. ... (7 replies)
... My mom is seriously considering having Gastric Bypass surgery. She just found out that her insurance will cover it as long as it is medically necessary, and she will have no problem getting her doctor to okay it. ... (12 replies)
... for my benefits. So I would like to talk to others who are, or has lost at leat 100pds with out pills, or surgery because i am afraid of the diet pills these days. ... (17 replies)
... years now. I had lapband surgery two years ago. I was up to 275 lbs after recuperating from double knee replacement surgery and being inactive for so long. I got down to 230 lbs. ... (19 replies)
... een to the doctors and had all of the tests, all the while thinking to myself, "please, let them find SOMETHING wrong with me that makes this not all my fault." No such luck. ... (19 replies)
... perks,somas,xanax and valiums and if i dont have the meds i get very sick. I still once in a while throw up but i was lucky i didn't have any problems with the surgery but there are risks you have to get a complete work up and get an ok from your doctor then go see an bypass doctor. ... (16 replies)
... The insurance company wants to make sure you are pursuing this for the right reasons. ... (74 replies)
... Very, very few insurance companies pay for tummy tucks. They are considered cosmetic. ... (4 replies)
... i dont think the surgery will help my brain... it might help my attitude... but that is a risk i'm not sure i want to take just yet. so we'll see. ... (11 replies)
... is always sooo good to hear from some one that has had success, but still understands and remembers what its like before you have it. I have often debated GB. My insurance does not cover it. I could fight and fight to get it covered via precert through a doc and all that... ... (11 replies)
Popped Bubble
Jul 10, 2005
... y, but it is not by the US gov.. That was the main reason why most INS Co would not do them. Where I had it it was that way, but now they see it as a life saving surgery for those who are in need. ... (16 replies)
... A lot of insurance are covering it these days, which is absolutely wonderful because this surgery can be a wonderful thing for so many people out there. ... (10 replies)
Feb 17, 2003
... no regrets. It has been 3 months since surgery and I've lost a total of 75lbs and a total of 45" off my body. I feel like a brand new person that doesn't have to live with constant agonizing pain!! ... (2 replies)

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