Does Medicaid pay for lap band?

tragedy324
on 7/13/10 1:38 pm - jersey city, NJ
Hello,

This is my first post, and I have just began researching the lap band surgery.

I was wondering if medicaid pays for it or any other bariatric surgery? I live in NJ and have horizon blue cross.. I have heard yes and no from a few different people.

Thanks,
Jeannine