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Paying for Your Weight Loss Surgery

Attend our free informational seminar to learn about financing your weight loss surgery. If your insurance will not cover bariatric surgery, West Georgia Surgery Bariatric Services offers an all-inclusive cost program which covers the surgeon's fees, anesthesia and related hospital services.

Financing

The LAP-BAND® System Patient Financing Program

Check to see if your doctor is a participant

Physician enrollment is possible through any LAP-BAND System Territory Manager

Loans

Some specific companies offer financing packages for medical procedures

Self-Pay

If you do not have health insurance, ask about our special self-pay rates.

For more information about your financing options, please call our office at 706-880-7600.

Insurance

With more than two million adults who are obese, and more than 400,000 who are morbidly obese, many of Georgia's insurers are now recognizing obesity as a significant health risk. Many insurers partially or completely cover bariatric surgeries. The following is a list of insurers with links regarding their coverage:

Aetna
www.aetna.com

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
http://www.bcbsga.com/medicalpolicies/policies/mp_pw_a053317.htm

Anthem
http://www.anthem.com/medicalpolicies/policies/mp_pw_a053317.htm


Cigna
www.cigna.com

Humana
www.humana.com

Medicare
www.cms.com

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