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Why Does Medicare Not Pay for (VSG) Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Morbidly Obese individuals are usually addicted to Food, have extensive health issues and are disabled (low income). Medicare will pay for... READ MORE

I am a 38 year old female with a BMI of 33. I'm being treated for high blood pressure. Do I qualify for a gastric sleeve?(photo)

I am a 38 year old female, 215 pounds, 5ft 7in. I love carbs and sweets. I carry all my fat in my middle. Before I was placed on BP medication, the... READ MORE

I want a sleeve gastroectomy so much. I know BC medical will cover it if my BMI is 45 or over, but it's not. (photos)

I just think I need a way to approach my doctor about it that isn't going to get me the same results: Canada food guide and excersize. Which I've... READ MORE

Paying out of pocket for a gastric sleeve, how much might that cost me?

My insurance is making me jump through hoops for coverage. Although my surgeon says I am a good candidate I have to do 3 months of prep work before we... READ MORE

I have reflux and diabetic and diverticulitis can I get the operation?

Also,  I have atena through medicare would this cover the surgery?  READ MORE

When insurance company cannot cover weight loss surgery due to employer contract exclusion is there any hope of help?

Is there any program available to help people who meet requirements for weight loss surgery but have been denied insurance coverage based on the... READ MORE

What insurances in Philadelphia, PA covers sleeve gastrectomy?

I've been calling many insurance company's, but I'm not having any luck with finding coverage...please help! READ MORE

I as gastric sleeve possible over an existing gastric bypass?

I had gastric bypass roux en y in 2003 with a great outcome. Over the last 4 yrs I've gained 50 lbs I've done different diets & programs to lose... READ MORE

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