I am looking for a surgeon who will do skin removal after big weight loss who accepts medicare in Springfield Missouri (Photo)

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Plastic surgeon who takes Medicare

Thank you for asking about your body lifting.
  • Congratulations on your weight loss.
  • Medicare will be able to tell you what plastic surgeons are on their panel in your area.
  • Also you need to find out if Medicare will cover surgery after weight loss.
  • It is my impression that they do not - but let's hope that will change.
  • Most plastic surgeons cannot afford to participate with Medicare because payments are lower than the surgeon's over-head - and have been for the past twenty years.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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