Does Insurance Cover Gastric Bypass Revisions?

Does BCBS cover gastric bypass revisions?

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Insurance coverage for gastric bypass revision

Insurance coverage is very variable for revisions.  The ROSE procedure is covered by few insurance companies. Most insurance consider this experimental.  The Lap-Band is usually always covered i if you meet the criteria for Lap-Band which is BMI of 40 or BMI of 35 with medical problems related to obesity.

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