Are you sick of high health insurance costs? While you’re much better off with insurance than you are without it, it can still be a financial burden for many people. Here are a few ways in which you can spend less on your health insurance costs. Compare and negotiate health insurance costs Most people don’t […]
Since many health insurance plans exclude weight loss surgery, this leaves people faced with the decision to self-pay for bariatric surgery or to forgo what could very well be a life-saving procedure given the devastating effects of obesity and obesity-related diseases on health. Accordingly, more people are opting to self-pay and turning to Mexico for […]
Medical tourism, often known as medical travel, is booming for weight loss surgery. Every year, hundreds of people travel to seek accessible or affordable healthcare. Medical tourism has seen a sharp increase including dental, plastic surgery, alternative medicine, and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. Thousands of individuals head to Mexico for Bariatric Surgery to realize excellent […]
It is possible to get weight-loss surgery if it is not a covered benefit under your health insurance plan? And what if you don’t have health insurance at all? While it will no doubt be a challenge, free weight-loss surgery is within the realm of possibility. Read: Medical Loans for Weight-Loss Surgery Allow me to emphasize that you can […]
Clinical trials are research studies in which humans volunteer for testing to help discover what treatments are most therapeutic with the least side effects. Clinical trials are important because they help determine the course of medical care. There are bariatric surgery clinical trials for surgical weight loss candidates. Understanding Clinical Trials Clinical trials include: clinical research, […]
Bariatric surgery is expensive in the United States, especially if health insurance will not cover the surgery. Many Americans therefore seek bariatric surgery outside the U.S. and engage in a sort of weight loss surgery medical tourism. What Is Weight Loss Surgery Medical Tourism? Weight loss surgery medical tourism is when a person travels to […]
Without weight-loss surgery insurance coverage, you will pay between $18,000 and $22,000 for gastric bypass surgery. Adjustable gastric banding will cost between $17,000 and $30,000. Those who will need to be paid include the bariatric surgeon, the anesthesiologist, the hospital, the dietician, the nutritionist, the physical trainer, and the mental health professional. Many have questioned […]
Now that diabetes is on the rise and obesity is recognized as an illness, it is possible that getting health insurance companies to cover weight loss surgery will become a little easier. Such thinking is hopeful, so we must wait and see what happens. Until then, if you are considering weight loss surgery it will […]
There is no doubt about it — weight-loss surgery is expensive! Even with discounted rates the procedure can still be expensive. Pricing adjustments that lower costs are useful but lowered costs can still add up to many thousands of dollars. Even those who have a health insurance company that is willing to pay for weight-loss […]
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