Questions and Answers
Topic: Pre-op insurer research
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Below are questions posted by the public about bariatric surgery and related issues. Please note that we are working very hard to make this system as well-organized as possible. If you have a question to ask, please make sure that it hasn't already been asked yet. Redundant questions reduce the quality of this service.

  • A matter of Life and Death...How do you get approved with Medicaid in GA? (Jan 20, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • any luck with approval with Group Administrators? (Oct 25, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Cigna PPO/PPA in the EDS group plan? (Aug 1, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with BC/BS Carefirst of Md? (Jul 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • was denied benefits for gastric bypass but it is not the same procedure as lap band? (Mar 22, 2004) (View) (9 answers)
  • ***Attention all PA members*** I just moved after alot of wls drama ... (Oct 10, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • 11/04 Any current Dr. would be apperciated (Nov 17, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • 18 months dr monitored diet (Jul 24, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • 2006 Plastic Surgery & Medicare (Sep 18, 2006) (View) (2 answers)
  • 2nd appeal denied, do not have 18 month weight loss records. Anyone else? (Dec 13, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • 2nd level appeal at Cigna healthcare (Aug 31, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • A friend needs help desperately. Pretty iron-clad exclusion w/ MAMSI PPO. Has any (May 20, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • A WLS friendly pcp in the Dallas area that takes Aetna PPO? (Feb 21, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • A woman at my place of employment recently underwent WLS... (Jul 28, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • AAHH! What do I put as the reason?!? (Jun 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Aetna finally received the request from my surgeon yesterday..But I (Oct 12, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Aetna HMO ever paid for a DS? (Aug 4, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Aetna HMO Member Services said WLS is NOT covered! What now? (Jan 24, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO and Cox Communications (Nov 19, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Aetna POS and medically supervised diets? (Feb 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Aetna ppo ins with no referral... My doctor... (Feb 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Aetna PPO question... Re: Comorbidity Issues (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Aetna said they required a 6 month diet.....but guess what? (Aug 19, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Aetna Surgeons in Dallas/Fort Worth Area (Mar 29, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Aetna vs. Kaiser - QUESTION. (Oct 4, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Aetna/ppo is opportunity to change from bcbs w/xclusion a good choice? (Jun 29, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Aetnas CPB 157- Multiple Disciplinary Program (Jun 22, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • After eading an earlier post, I am a little depressed (Sep 22, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • AH&L Insurance, Does anyone know if this insurance will cover sugical weight loss? (Mar 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • ALL FLORIDA MEDICAID PATIENTS HAVE TO BE APPROVED BY (Apr 29, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Am I being too overanxious about this? (May 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Am I getting ripped off? (Jul 2, 2003) (View) (10 answers)
  • Am I on the right track? (Jun 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Americhoice and medicaide of NJ (Feb 28, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • An experience getting a hospital bed from Kaiser Permanente- VA (Apr 7, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • An FYI on insurance denials and appeals (Sep 5, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • and PacifiCare HMO had the surgery? Who was you Surgeon? (Feb 14, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Another Great West Question! (Jul 4, 2006) (View) (6 answers)
  • Anthem BC/BS HMO (Jul 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anthem BC/BS of Nevada (Nov 21, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anthem bc/bs ppo Wants a 12 month physician monitored diet Is there any way around th (Sep 20, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anthem BCBS HMO & Panni (tummy tuck ) (Aug 30, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anthem Blue Access-IN Approval w/o 18mths dr supr weightloss? (Sep 19, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Sheild -Blue care Plus of CT. (May 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anthem covering lap-band? (Nov 13, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anthem PPO-I have till Friday to decide if I want to switch (Mar 7, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • any advise dealing with GHi-NYC healthline EBCBS thru nyc? (Jun 21, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any Alaskans w/medicaide?? (Oct 8, 2008) (View) (3 answers)
  • Any approvals since 2-15-04 ? BCBS Iowa 2004 (Apr 28, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any Doctor in Seattle area that takes DSHS (Nov 21, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any doctor in the state of Georgia that does the lap procedure under Cigna HMO? (Sep 16, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Any Doctors That Takes Medicare In North Carolina? (Jul 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any Dr.'s that take medicare for WLS in Texas ? (Jul 7, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any EDS Employees out there ? (May 13, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any employees of Kaiser insurance get approval? (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any experience with Aetna USHC HMO in AZ? (Aug 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any experience with APWU First Health Insurance (Mar 31, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any experience with Mountain States Administration-WPPA? (Feb 3, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any Experience, I' getting frustrated (Aug 26, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any feedback on their approval procedure and time-frame would be greatly appreciated! (Mar 15, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Any HISD employees/teachers had WLS? (Jun 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • ANY HUMANA DUODENAL SWITCH APPROVALS??? (Aug 20, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Any info about Beech Street (Nov 29, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Any info on Aetna POS in Michigan-greatly appreciated! (Nov 27, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any info on Blue Cross Premier PPO in CA? I am considering purchasing just so I can (Jun 10, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any info on NYS Employee health plan known as "Empire Plan." Do they pay for WLS? (Nov 16, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any info on this company? (Aug 7, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any info/experience in dealing with CIGNA PPO? (Jul 3, 2001) (View) (8 answers)
  • Any Kaiser members getting approval for DS rather than RNY? (Apr 1, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • ANY LUCK WITH AETNA US HEALTH CARE IN MICHIGAN (Feb 2, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Any luck with using an out of network Doctor? (Jan 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any luck with using an out of network Doctor? (Jan 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any Ma resident who has been approved or rejected for a DS I need your help! (Feb 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any medical neccessary BL payed by Tricare? (Jun 11, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • Any one else with United Health of Florida, Choice Plan 600? Any approvels? (Feb 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • ANY ONE EVER BEAT THE EXCLUSION IN THIS POLICY??? RegenceWCIW-TOC (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any one have success recently in getting approval for the BPD/DS with Blue Cross PPO? (May 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • ANY ONE HAVE THE SURGERY WITH THE GUARDIAN (Sep 20, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • ANY ONE HAVE THE SURGERY WITH THE GUARDIAN (Sep 20, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • any one out there waiting and waiting for a answer from kaiser? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Any one received approval for DS from Independence Blue Cross/Blue Shield out of PA (Mar 10, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any one successful on getting auth thru Kaiser Antioch? Any advice to share? (Oct 23, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any pointers for me? (Feb 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any problems with Masshealth and/or Medicare Insurance? (Nov 6, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any success againt UHC Exclusions & Limitations Clause? (Jul 31, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Any Success getting Pittman & Assoc to approve WLS??? (Oct 31, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Any suggestions on how to get around an exclusion? United Healthcare of the Midwest (ChoicePlus Sel (Feb 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Any tips for how to get approved without delays for this surgery. BC/BS of FL PPO (Nov 26, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any updated news on Wal-Mart BC/BS covering surgery? (Jun 25, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Any Virginia residents have Healthkeepers and get approved? (Apr 9, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • any word on kaiser approving DS? (Oct 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anybody buy ins. as individual & get it to pay for wls?? (Feb 8, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anybody dealt with BCBS of Texas RISK POOL? (Oct 13, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anybody from Richmond or surrounding area that help with insurance (Feb 23, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anybody have Cigna on NC? (Sep 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anybody have UniCare HMO that was approved this year (2005) for RNY? (Oct 18, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone a City of Seattle employee or know anything about their exclusion policy? (Mar 19, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone Approved (or denied) Using Universal Studios FL Insurance? (May 1, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone approved ??????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (May 30, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone approved by Beech Street Professional Adminstrators? (Jul 7, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone approved by CIGNA-HMO-EPP (Universal Studios Orlando) Out Of Network surgeon (Mar 4, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • anyone approved by john alden (Jul 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • anyone approved by plumbers and pipefitters (Sep 5, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Anyone approved by United Healthcare Options PPO w/ 39 bmi and few co-morbid? (Apr 1, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Anyone approved recently with Fortis Health insurance? (Jun 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone approved with Pacificare HMO in the Los Angeles or Long Beach Area, who was (Sep 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone approved with United Health Care of Florida Medicare? (Jun 30, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone been approved by united healthcare hmo choice of Baltimore for a RNY bypass??? (Mar 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone been approved from Cigna withOUT Dr-supervised diet? (Apr 16, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • ANYONE BEEN APPROVED OR DENIED ON WISCON MEDICAID? (Oct 23, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone been approved w/bmi<40 & ibw<100? I'm 85#> w/comorbities. (Sep 18, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone been approved with HAP HMO??? (Sep 28, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone been aproved thru Cigna POS/HMO for WLS and Abominoplasty same time? (Feb 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • anyone buy individual insurance and been approved???? PLEASE HELP (Jun 15, 2006) (View) (11 answers)
  • Anyone considering/had WLS have Union Insurance? (Apr 10, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone dealing with Kaiser Permanente Northern CA? (Nov 14, 2007) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone dealt with changing to BC/BS PPO during open enrollment and a State employee? (Jun 1, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone dealt with Oxford Freedom Plan in NY for coverage? (May 17, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone dealt with them? BC/BS of FL PPO (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone else have Cigna POS through BP/Amoco in Columbus, Ohio? (Jun 4, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone else in Kansas? and Have Corporate Plan Management Insurance? (Dec 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone else waiting ins. approval for a lap RNY? What are you feeling right now? (Feb 10, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • Anyone else work for American express and have UHC EPO? (May 9, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone ever been approved by Protective Life Insurance? (Jan 29, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone ever been approved w/ Amer. Comm. PPOM? (Apr 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone ever get approval through Coventry Health Care? (Nov 17, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone Ever Got approved with them? (Feb 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone experienced with dealing with Blue Cross of California? (Nov 4, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Anyone familiar with Aetna in KS ? (May 23, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone familiar with criteria to meet with Horizon BC/BS of NJ Traditional Plan? (Jul 1, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • ANYONE FAMILIAR WIYH OHIO MEDICAIDS GUIDELINES FOR THE SURGERY? (Jul 15, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone get anthem from General electric to cover surgery? (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone Go through Alvarado with United Healthcare? (Dec 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone gone thru TRC in Longview, TX? (Sep 9, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone got info on getting approved through avmed hmo (May 8, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • ANyone had AETNA through UPS and got approved? (Oct 7, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • ANYONE HAD ANY EXPERIENCE WITH IS INS. COMPANY? (Oct 28, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone had experience with this company? Manage a privately insured -Fortune Brands (Jan 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone had experiences with Mega Life insurance? (Dec 4, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone Had Norton One Insurance cover a tummy tuck? (Mar 17, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone had surgery approved by CIGNA PPO based out of Tennessee? (Nov 27, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone had United Health Care pay for TT w/hernia repair? (Feb 24, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • anyone has got approved for ins. thru aetna us healthcare and does calling your ins. (Jul 5, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • Anyone has Principal Insurance and was approve for WLS recently, even with the exclus (Nov 28, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone have a BC Exclusion for (Dec 3, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone have a self-funded insurance w/exclusion and fight it? (Jan 7, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone have an exclusion in there insurance policy regarding wls? (Sep 11, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone have BC/BS Health Options HMO in Tpa, Fl. (Aug 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone Have BCBS of MN with pre-existing condition clause approval??? (Mar 28, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone have BCBS of Texas PPO as their administrator? (Sep 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone have BlueShield Access + HMO, gotten approved this year .. (Feb 26, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have BlueShield Access + HMO.. (Aug 10, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have experience with co-payments thru United HealthCare Select POS? (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have experience with Mountain Medical Affiliates (Jul 26, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have experience with Select Blue Basic? (Nov 5, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have Great West Insurance and gotten approval? Tell me about it. Please email (Aug 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone have Health Net of Northeast? (Mar 12, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone have HealthNet? (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone have luck with Benistar Ins ? (Mar 12, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have MD-IPA and get approved (Apr 24, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone have national automatic sprinkler insurance? (Oct 23, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone Have Pacificare Ins with a medical exclusion clause & was approved? (Jun 4, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have Pacificare PPO Insurance & was approved for surgery? (May 31, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone have Rochester, NY Blue choice and gotten approval for Duodenal switch? (Sep 8, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone have St Francis Healthfirst (ppo) in Tulsa, OK and been approved? (Jun 7, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have success with CHC Delaware? (Dec 5, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone have surgery under 'One Health Plan' in Colorado? (Dec 10, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • ANYONE HAVE TENET PPO BLUE CROSS? (May 12, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone have UHC Choice (Aug 16, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • anyone have UHC selct POS with no co-morbids and BMI 44.How was it? (May 28, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone have United Healthcare and been approved for Duodenal Switch? (Sep 28, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • anyone have wls because Dr recommended to combine it with another surgery? (Jun 14, 2010) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone in AK that has been approved before the 2 yr waiting list (Jul 22, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • ANYONE IN EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH HAVE MEDICAID AND HAD THE SURGERY COVERED?? (Jul 10, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • ANYONE IN GEORGIA DEALT WITH UNITED HEALTH CARE FOR WLS??? (Jan 26, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • anyone in Illinois with a healthlink ppo plan been approved (Jan 13, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone in Indiana ever used Fortis? (Jan 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone in Indiana have Medicare A&B have to pay? (May 22, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • ANYONE IN KY GONE THROUGH VOCATIONAL REHAB FOR WLS (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone in Maryland have Blue Choice HMO?? (Dec 29, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone in Memphis, tn know of a job that covers wls??? (Aug 26, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone in Ohio have Medigold (Medicare) a Mt. Carmel Medical Center plan? (Mar 3, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone in SW Florida with BCBS Health options approved for surgery? (Mar 23, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone in the Chicago area familiar with Rush Prudential? (Nov 3, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone in the Northern VA area, with Kaiser, know of a surgeon who does LAP RNY? (Jul 11, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone in the Richmond area, approved by Cigna POS in resent months? (Oct 31, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone insured by Kaiser? If so anyone have trouble getting approved? (Jan 1, 2003) (View) (8 answers)
  • Anyone is Tn buy an individual plan to have the surgery???? (Aug 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know a doctor who perform surgery for Medicaid (Jan 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • anyone know a good PS that takes qualchoice? (Jun 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know about CareFirst of MD's policy about WLS? (Sep 3, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • ANYONE KNOW ABOUT THIS INS.? (Feb 16, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone know an insurance company in Oregon that will cover with a PPO plan? (Jan 28, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know anything about TennCare and what. (May 1, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • anyone know anything about university of texas medical branch-hmo? (Sep 4, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know how ERISA fits into all this?? (Nov 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone know how long it takes for approval from this Co.??? (May 28, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know if BC/BS of TN- PPO has approved BPD/DS? (Nov 8, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know if Kaiser in OHIO covers WLS on the individual plan? (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone know of a Dr. in Michigan who will take medicaid?? (Mar 22, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone know of a Dr. in Ohio or Western Pa that does laproscopic surgery? (Jun 11, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • Anyone know whether NY State Employees health coverage, "Empire Plan," pays for WLS? (Nov 16, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone on East Coast with Blue Cross PPO? (Mar 30, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone on PA Welfare and Medical Assistance (Access) (Jan 6, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone out their been approved for surgery/have had surgery at Kaiser S. San Francisc (Apr 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone out there go through Blue Cross PPO? if so how long did it take? (Dec 2, 2000) (View) (9 answers)
  • Anyone out there have Champus Stantard Retired Military (Jul 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone out there have PHP Insurance that has covers TT -- Pan surgery? (Feb 28, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone out there know where I can locate a current list of Kaiser co-morbidities? (Jan 26, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone out there use United Healthcare PPO - Arizona (Sep 4, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone out there who has the Colorado State Employees BC/BS PPO? (Dec 17, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • ANYONE out there with PHCS/JF Molloy that has been approved for RNY? (Apr 30, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone received approval for wls from OMIP Bl Cross/Bl Shield? (Feb 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • ANYONE STARTED A BUSINESS TO GET GROUP INSURANCE? (Aug 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • anyone union with united healthcare Options PPO (Jan 22, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Anyone used either BlueCross (Feb 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone used the surgeons at Kaiser So San Francisco yet? (Jul 14, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone using Cigna now? (Jul 20, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone w/my inurance w/a low BMI (40.9) and only 23 get approved? (Jan 31, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone who has Cigna PPO what did they require you to provide them to qualify? (Nov 4, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Anyone wiht experience with BC/BS PPO of IL (Nov 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with Aetna USHC in NJ been denied a referral ? (Mar 22, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone with BC/BS Federal have post-op complications? (Jun 30, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with BC/BS PPO of GA have any trouble getting approved. (Apr 5, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Anyone with BCBC PPO from Illinois??????????????????????????????? (Oct 5, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • anyone with bcbs have to wait to have policy for 1 yr. even without pre existing? (Mar 30, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone with BCBS/Highmark please read (Jun 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with Blue Cross/Blue Shield Comprehensive of Pennsylvania (Aug 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with CIGNA Healthcare of Ohio HMO been approved for BPD/DS? (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone with CIGNA PPO? (Jul 18, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone with CIGNA PPO? (Jul 18, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with Community Blue of Buffalo, NY, been dened because of low (39.5) BMI? (Feb 8, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with exp w/Pacificare & out of Network Surgeon? (Jul 24, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone with experience for an enrollee hearing with UHC? (May 24, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone with experience w/ United Medical Resources? (Jun 16, 2007) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • anyone with greatlakes in mi. to share there criteria. (Feb 23, 2006) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone with Pacificare in California , Central coast area. (Aug 28, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Anyone with Sagamore Plus dealing with a written exclusion .. how do I approach them? (Jul 31, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone with Tricare Prime, Region 1 that has had MGB with Dr. Rutledge (Jun 23, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Anyone work for eds w/success getting approval.......? (Jan 11, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Anyone work for Sprint get approved for surgery? (Mar 26, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Anyone work for the State of Virginia and have BC/BS Trigon (cost alliance)? (Jul 24, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • appealing with /Mail Handlers/First Health (Jan 29, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Approval (Nov 16, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • approval BC/BS --BELLSOUTH INS (Aug 2, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Approval for Surgery Issues (Aug 17, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Approval from Blue Shield CA (Jul 21, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Approval or Denial??? (Jul 31, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Approval with Aetna EPO? (It's through Kinko's) (Nov 30, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Approval with Morris Associates/Encore (Jun 13, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Approval with Union funded insurance? (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Approval without Letter (Sep 15, 2003) (View) (6 answers)
  • Approvals or denials?? (Dec 9, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Approved by ins, new book left out except when medically necessary (Oct 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Approved for wls w/Cigna in Oklahoma w/o supervised diets? (Mar 22, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Approved thru AETNA USHealthcare PPO (Dec 15, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • approved veteran (Feb 3, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Appt. with vocational,3-days how should i bring up surgery?I have Dr. referral (May 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Aproval with letter from (Nov 8, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Are federal insurance plans required to follow federal guidelines on WLS? (May 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Are there any hourly employees of Kellogg company? (Mar 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Are there any other Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon Employees seeking WLS? (Jul 18, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Are there certain PPO's in Badgercare? (Dec 14, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Are there Doctors in Texas who Accept Medicaid? (Sep 15, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Are there other Denver people who have had success with Medicaid approving the WLS? (Jul 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Are you an employee of The Regence Group or Blue Cross Blue Shield of OREGON? (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • As a Washington state employee, has anyone ever beat the WLS exclusion? Thanks! (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • as of 7/05 any word on bcbs not covering wls? (Jul 26, 2005) (View) (7 answers)
  • At MY BMI IDOES KAISER PERM. INSURANCE COVER WLS? (Aug 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • AT MY BMI IS 56.8 .DOES KAISER PERM. INSURANCE COVER WLS? (Aug 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Authorization but no approval (Aug 7, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
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  • BC/BS - Federal denied the Vagotomy procedure. Anyone get approval? (Feb 21, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • BC/BS - Traditional Plan - 1 yr of documented weight loss (Feb 28, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • BC/BS had a meeting the other day about laprascopic WLS (Aug 24, 2003) (View) (11 answers)
  • BC/BS Health Options plan (Nov 13, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • BC/BS Heath Options - Jax, FL (Apr 21, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • bc/bs Illinois any approvals-denials within last year even with six month hx/bmi40 (Oct 23, 2007) (View) (4 answers)
  • BC/BS NE but lives in FL (Nov 26, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • BC/BS of GA. It's self funded by my employer.What does that mean? (Feb 2, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • BC/BS OF KY OPTION ADVANTAGE 2000 PPO (STATE PLAN) (Jan 18, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • BC/BS of TN blue preferred..anyone know the weight limit??? (Aug 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • BC/BS of WA & AK (Nov 29, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • BC/BS PMD at Maples in Scottsboro AL (Jun 2, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • BC/BS Policies (May 8, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • BC/BS rep took upon himself to submit my letter to the appeal board.... (May 23, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • BC/BS traditional of Illinois (Oct 3, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • bc/bs(highmark) through Waste Management (Dec 1, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • BC/BS-HMO Has anyone gotten approval for WLS through ...... (Mar 24, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • BC/BSof CaliforniaPPO Federal plan (Apr 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • BC/S of TX (State empl) (Aug 25, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • BCBS BlueChoice PPO, how much would I end up paying myself? (Feb 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • BCBS Health Options (May 18, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • BCBS making national changes to cover wls. Someone posted BCBS would be making (Oct 25, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • BCBS of Ga denial of WLS based on policy exclusion for surgical care for obesity (Jan 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • BCBS of Texas has denied me several times. They say it's a policy exclusion. (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • BCBS of TX approval for WLS hiatal hernia/acid reflux surgery (Aug 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • BCBS or Mail Handlers? (Mar 6, 2003) (View) (7 answers)
  • bcbs teacher's and state employees' comprehensive major medical plan any body got thi (Jun 15, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • beans (Jan 10, 2009) (View) (6 answers)
  • Beechstreet PPO? (Nov 15, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Blue Advantage HMO (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan - Has anyone been approved for WLS (Jun 30, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan. Has anyone been approved for WLS? (Nov 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • blue cross blue schield of minnesota likelyhood of approval ? (Jul 3, 2005) (View) (4 answers)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama 3 year obesity criterria? (Apr 11, 2007) (View) (6 answers)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Nebraska and the Duodenalswitch (Sep 11, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield- Health Select Plus..... (Oct 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Blue Cross Individual Plans - no pre-service approval??? (Jun 21, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • blue cross of ca.. has anyone got a DS approved this year. (May 27, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Blue Cross wants the PIN number of my doctor (Jan 28, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Blue Shield CA, ppo,out of pocket expenses in N.CA (Jun 22, 2008) (View) (3 answers)
  • Blue Shield of California-Have been waiting for 3 weeks for approval (Feb 19, 2006) (View) (6 answers)
  • BLUECARE TENNCARE SURGEONS? (Dec 30, 2008) (View) (3 answers)
  • BMI BELOW 40...anyone approved? (Mar 1, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • BTC is my center. Does anyone know if I will definitely have to pay a deductable or 10-20%. (Feb 25, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Buying anthem short term insurance to cover WLS, can anyone share their experiences? (Apr 2, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Buying Insurance, Will This Work? (Nov 14, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Calling all Tricare Insures. PLEASE HELP (Oct 14, 2005) (View) (10 answers)
  • CalPERS Blue Shield Access HMO Insurance Approvals Problems? (Aug 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • CalPERS Blue Shield Access+ HMO Insurance Approvals/Problems? (Aug 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • CalPers Members (Aug 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can Aetna make you abide by new rules if pre-cert was prior to change? (Mar 4, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can an individual file for coverage if a physician will not? (Oct 24, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can an insurance company not cover this surgery? (Mar 4, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can an inurance company deny you because you are over weight? (Jun 1, 1999) (View) (6 answers)
  • Can any one recommend a PCP in the cleveland area that gave a referal (Jun 22, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anybody please tell me a doctor in OH that wil except STATE MEDICAID IN OHIO (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone help me find a plastic surgeon (Mar 8, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone decifer what this means about Medicare paying/not paying? (Jun 14, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone give info on Highmark Blue Sheild and their approval of WLS ? (Feb 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone give me advice about Cigna Healthcare HMO? (Jan 31, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can anyone give me any advice on how to get a quick approval? (Oct 16, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Can anyone give me help in finding out if the surgry is covered by Michigan Medicaid (Aug 6, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can anyone give me info. on how dealing with this insurance company is. (Mar 8, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone give me information on what to present to Medicaid VA ? (Aug 30, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone give me insight about Kaiser in Denver? (Jan 29, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • CAN ANYONE GIVE ME THE NAME OF A WLS FRINDLY DOCTOR FROM KAISER? (Oct 4, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • CAN ANYONE HELP ME FIND A DR. WHO ACCEPTS KY MEDICAID? (Oct 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • can anyone help me with first care insurance (Aug 3, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can anyone help me with Fortis insuracne? (Jul 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone help me with getting kaiser to work faster? (Mar 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone help me with insurance issues? (Dec 2, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone out there share with me the codes for DS? (Dec 9, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • can anyone provide me with a sample letter about supervised diets within last 5 years (Apr 19, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can anyone reccomend or give advice on individual health plans? (Feb 9, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can anyone recommend a Kaiser PCP that will refer you for WLS. (Sep 28, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone refer me to a sympathetic PCP in Tulsa OKlahoma? (Nov 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone share BCBS MESSA experiences with me? (more) (Oct 25, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone suggest a PCP who works with Dr. L. Albert Wetter in San Mateo? (Jun 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • CAN ANYONE TEL ME THEIR FEELING ABOUT A PPO VS. HMO (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (11 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me an employer in the DFW area that has coverage for WLS? (Jun 26, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me if Blue Cross of Illinois through SEARS pays for WLS? (Aug 25, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can anyone tell me if HEALTH NET-through Eastern Oregon Fast Freight covers WLS? (Aug 28, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me the difference between BLUECROSS AND BLUESHIELD? (Apr 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me their experience good or bad with Keystone East HMO? (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me what % of cost will United Health Care pay (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Can anyone tell me what United Healthcare's specific requirements are? (Aug 22, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can anyone with BCBS of Illinois please share their stories with me... (May 22, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can I change surgeons after I have done my preops? Will I have to start all over? (Feb 25, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • can i get approval from a hap ppo? (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • CAN I GET INSURANCE ON MY OWN SINCE EMPLOYERS HAS AS EXCLUSION IN THE POLICY? (Sep 23, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can I get my insurance to change their mind? (Mar 7, 2005) (View) (5 answers)
  • CAN I HAVE COBRA AND INSURANCE SOMEWHERE ELSE? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can I like from anyone in Ohio, on Medicaid? (Mar 7, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can my insurance company deny surgery coverage? (May 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can someone give me an ins in Utah that covers surgery? (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can someone help me find a good letter of appeal to submit to my Kaiser insurace co. (Oct 21, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can someone help me with this B/C B/S PPo Individaul exclusion? (Dec 22, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can someone help with Healthnet guidelines? (Apr 13, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Can someone please describe their experience with BS of Calif. PPO Shield Select? (Jul 24, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can someone please email me a draft of an appeal letter? (Mar 25, 2009) (View) (5 answers)
  • can someone please email me if you have HIP and you live in Florida (Aug 31, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can someone Please help me with my Ins.? (Sep 25, 2007) (View) (8 answers)
  • Can someone PLEASE help me--Pacificare HMO denied because its a revision. (Jun 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can someone PLEASE tell me if they have bought insurance in Texas to cover WLS. (Jun 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can someone tell me how the referral process works with Cigna HMO? (Apr 7, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • can someone tell me what united health care of florida looks for thier approval? (Jun 21, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • can someone who appealed with bsbs Fl ppo please tell me? (Apr 29, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Can someone with BCBS please help me out..they have changed their policy (May 28, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can someone/anyone tell me where to start? Bc Bs Fed Emp Program (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can tell me if Care Entree or any other healthcare savings company has helped with gb (May 17, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Can you apply to two companies at once (Oct 21, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can you be approved even with an exclusion? (Sep 12, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Can you get pre-existing clause waived if your case is medically necessary? (Aug 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can you go outside of a military facility if they don't perform the lap RNY? (May 7, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Can you recommend a PCP in San Diego Kaiser in favor of Weight Loss Surgery? (Dec 10, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • can you tell me aboit docs who accept medicade in indiana (Dec 28, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • Care Entree-Anyone have experiance with this discount plan? (Aug 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Care first Blue Choice hmo in Maryland,Are they hard to deal with? requirements? (Apr 30, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • CCN--Does anyone have this insurance company? (Jul 17, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • CFA B/C B/S Open Enrollment Exclusion any loops? (Feb 4, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • CHANGEING INS. (Jan 10, 2004) (View) (6 answers)
  • Chicago--are you a Rush employee with Unicare HMO? (Apr 29, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Chicago--are you a Rush employee with Unicare PPO? (Aug 20, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • cigna changed criteria ??? (Feb 10, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • CIGNA Healthcare of Jacksonville FL (HMO)- anyone else have it? (May 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Cigna HMO - Out of network surgeon (Nov 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Cigna ins question!!! HELP????? (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • CIGNA PPO FEES How much are they? (May 30, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Cigna PPO in TN and BPD-Duodenal Switch? (Aug 27, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Cigna PPO will I be approved? (Nov 2, 2002) (View) (10 answers)
  • Cigna PPO???? (Feb 6, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • CIGNA rejected me please help me get all my ducks in a row to resubmit (May 22, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • clauses (Sep 1, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Co-morbidities enough for approval with Aetna Open Choice? (Feb 28, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Co. Ins denies coverage, anyone looked into private insurance? (Apr 1, 2004) (View) (6 answers)
  • Companies that offer insurance for part-time employees (Oct 24, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Confused about my insurance coverage... (Jul 31, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Confused about my insurance coverage... (Jul 31, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Connecticare (Personal Care Plan) Insurance (Apr 11, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • CONSECO......Will they pay??? (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Considering surgery. Has anyone out there dealth with Zenith Administrators? (Jun 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Considering United Healthcare PPO (Fort Worth, TX) (Oct 26, 2003) (View) (10 answers)
  • CoreSource May Cover WLS! (Jul 3, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Cost Alliance cover WLS? (Dec 5, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Could anyone tell me if they have trustmark insurance,if so did they approve surgery (Aug 24, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • could someone please reassure me that aetna united healthcare hmo will give me a quick approval? (Mar 15, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Could texas rehab help me with paying what my insurance doesn't? (Jun 21, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • COULD YOU PLEASE REFER ME TO A PCP THAT ACCEPTS GA MEDICAID AND THAT SUPPORTS THE SUR (May 15, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Could you tell me about your experience with Medical Mututal of Ohio? (Oct 12, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Coverage by Medicare for Roux en Y (Jul 22, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • CS rep says it's covered w/ MO code, though I was denied 2X for DS (Jul 9, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • CSD/USA Deaf Relay (May 19, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Dec. 2006 Does Straight Medicaid Pay for Gastric ByPass (Dec 11, 2006) (View) (4 answers)
  • Denial BlueCross PPO-Anthem of Ohio/Indiana Appeal? (Aug 31, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Denied by Celtic Care (May 26, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Denied by Regence BCBS Oregon? There is power in numbers lets fight together! (Feb 22, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • denied for lack of comorbidities (Aug 1, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Denied twice because of BMI dip while doing WW (Nov 24, 2008) (View) (4 answers)
  • Desperate for medicaid with doctor approval in Florida (Aug 11, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Did Anthem Commun. Choice turn out of network hosp and drs. full payment down? (Jan 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • DID ANYONE GET APPROVAL FOR THE ADJUSTABLE LAP BAND? (Jan 23, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Did anyone get insurance to cover nutritionist? Aetna Us Healthcare HMO (Oct 9, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Did anyone have this insurance and get approval? (Apr 13, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Did anyone, whose surgery was approved, have Aetna POS, and an exclusion? (May 29, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Did Humana PPO or HMO Members have a problem with this being called cosmetic surgery? (Mar 27, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Did I make a mistake when I went to my husbands employer to find out info? (Aug 25, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Did Medicaid of Florida approve for the surgery? (Dec 14, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • Did Pacificare HMO reimburse you for all of Dr. Rabkin's fees? (Sep 10, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Did Pacificare pay 100% of Rabkin's fee? (Sep 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Did your BCBS PPO plan approve or deny you the duodenal switch? (Mar 23, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Did/Does anyone have BC Prudent Buyer PPO? (Mar 29, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Do anyone have Cigna in South Carolina. Also, was it hard to get approval from them. (Mar 3, 2010) (View) (2 answers)
  • Do I admit that I have been a patient in an eating disorder clinic? (Sep 5, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Do I have a better chance of approval with PPO than HMO? (Jan 23, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Do I have a case for appeal if they lied and misrepresented? (Mar 27, 2004) (View) (6 answers)
  • Do I have a chance witj Unicare HMO? (Feb 11, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Do I have to have a consultation with a surgeon before getting approved by Kaiser? (May 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Do I need a lawyer, or what can I do to get Blue Choice Option to quit stalling? (Feb 27, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Do insurance companies sell riders for this procedure. (May 17, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Do we share an employer? (Jan 1, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • DO YOU HAVE ANY AMMO TO HELP ME FIGHT MY INSURANCE COMPANY (CIGNA) (Jul 31, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Do you have any experience with Blue Cross California Care HMO? (Sep 21, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • do you have CARESOURCE (Mar 8, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Do you have to have a shrink exam with BCBS of AL? (Jan 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Do you have to use a CIGNA 'In-Network' doctor (Nov 27, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Do you know if Aetna will cover Lap Band Surgery? (Mar 29, 2006) (View) (3 answers)
  • do you know of an individual insurer in chicago, il or memphis, tn (Jul 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Do you know of any weight loss surgery friendly pcps in the New jersey area? (Oct 31, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • DO YOU NEED A REFERRAL FROM YOUR PCP (Mar 1, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Do you need your primary care doctor referral to have the surgery done? (Feb 13, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Do you really need 12 consequtive months of attempted weight loss (Nov 5, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Do you think Star Jones had gastric bypass?? Thoughts? (Jul 17, 2007) (View) (17 answers)
  • Doctor supervised diet. (Jul 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DOCTORS WHO ACCEPT MEDICAID (Sep 16, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Doctors who operate without preapproval with Maryland Medicare (Apr 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have HealthNet in Pa? (Apr 5, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does AETNA approval without prior 5 yr weight history? (Jul 22, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • Does Aetna cover WLS no matter what company you belong to, or do some plans exclude? (Mar 9, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does Aetna have a specific number of prior attempts? (Jan 14, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does aetna need to approve twice, once for the 1st doc's visit and then the surgey? (Mar 26, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does Aetna US Healthcare Pay for the first visit to the surgeon? (Nov 23, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does Aetna USAccess have a waiting period? (Nov 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • does aflac cover wls? (Apr 14, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Americhoice and NJ Medicade approve for surgery? (Jul 30, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does any doctor take Medicare as payment for WTL surgery, (Jul 16, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does any of you have Humana Hmo Premiere, Humano PPO, or Humana Choicecare (Aug 18, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does any one have Anthem blue cross insurance? (Apr 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DOES ANY ONE HAVE CIGNA OF FL. (Mar 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DOES ANY ONE HAVE HIP Medicaid IN NYC (Feb 12, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does any one know a PCP with BS in the So. Cal area who will refer to UCLA, USC, (Sep 28, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does any one know about not having to have a pre-certification for surgery. (Aug 31, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • DOES ANY ONE OUT THERE HAVE STORIES ABOUT APPROVAL. (Feb 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does any one work for a small company (10-15people) and have ins. that covered WLS? (Dec 6, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • does anybody know anything about General American ins. has anybody ever used it ? (Feb 3, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anybody know if Medical Mutual of Ohio pays for a PRIVATE room? (Nov 7, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anybody know of anyone who has had the surgery and medicaid paid for it? (Sep 11, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anybody know what the minimum weight requirement is for tricare to cover surgery (May 27, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does Anybody Know Why... (Oct 21, 2006) (View) (11 answers)
  • Does anyone answer these questions? (Sep 22, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone else have Aetna USHealthcare HMO from telepone company? (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone else have ccn and was approved? (Feb 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone else have Mountain State BC/BS and have any advice? (Jul 2, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone from Mid Michigan have this insurance? Anyone been denied? (Mar 24, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone happen to know the Diagnostic and Procedure codes for RNY? (Dec 16, 2002) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone have (Three Rivers) Med Plus and was approved? (Dec 15, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have a copy of an insurance appeal letter? (Sep 19, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have a number to Aetna HMO pre-certication office? (Sep 27, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have a PPO PHC (Oct 2, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have a template for the letter? (May 20, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • does anyone have advice about new york medicaid? (Nov 15, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have Aetna Open Choice through Home Depot? (Jul 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have American Med Security PPOM? (Feb 8, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have American medical security Insurance? What was your experience? (Feb 12, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any current information on getting WLS with BCBS Federal? (Nov 27, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Does anyone have any experience in dealing with Kaiser in no. Virginia? (Feb 29, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have any experience w/Wausau Benefits? (Oct 28, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have any experience with Anthem Blue Cross and B lue Sheild of Ky. (Sep 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have any experience with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (PPO) (Jan 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have any experience with CIGNA PPO of KS/MO? (Sep 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have any experience with Coventry Healthcare HMO/Promina (Mar 13, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any experience with Lifeguard and the Duodenal Switch surgery? (May 27, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have any experience with NCHPP in Wisconsin (Feb 7, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any experience with the Multiplan Provider and weight loss surgery? (Mar 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any info about Mercer First Choice Ins. relating to WLS. (Feb 12, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have any info about this company BCBS ill PPO locao 734 (Sep 15, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone have any info about this company? bc/bs of ill ppo local 705 (Apr 12, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • does anyone have any info. about General Americanunsurrance/ Preffed one (Aug 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any information about Sagamore Plus insurance (Mar 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have any information about the appoval process? (Sep 22, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON APPROVAL/DENIAL. (Feb 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have any information on Choice Care vs. TouchPoint with Humana? (Jan 19, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any information on Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co. approval? (Feb 19, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have any information on Mailhandler Insurance? (Jan 10, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • does anyone have any specific info on Avmed HMO and what they need. (Aug 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have any suggestions for finding individual insurance. (Nov 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have b/cb/s of South Carolina? How are they to deal with? (Nov 8, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have bc/bs custom blue ppo? I am trying to get the guidelines to qualify. (Jul 2, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have BCBS EPO (Empire)insurance? Do they approve WLS? (Aug 15, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have BCBS Federal through TVA * had DS covered? (Nov 4, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone have bcbs of Ill for hospital services and aetna nap for doctors? (Aug 3, 2007) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have BCBS of Illinois Blue Advantage HMO and have u been approved? (Jan 5, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have Beechstreet ppo of Texas and how long til approval? (Jan 26, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Blue Bell Benefits Trust Insurance? (May 27, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO Blue Care? (May 30, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota? (Jan 27, 2003) (View) (7 answers)
  • Does anyone have BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD PERSONAL CHOICE (Feb 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have Blue Cross/Blue Shield Alliance in Missouri? (Jun 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have bluecross californiacare...did you have to get a referal ? (Apr 3, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does anyone have Cigna First Choice Health (HMO) of WA? (Oct 2, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have Cigna Healthcare EPO (not PPO or HMO) , of North Carolina? (Oct 2, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have Cigna HMO of Oklahoma as their insurance carrier? (Mar 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have experience with BC/BS of AZ PPO, group for getting approved? (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have experience with Cigna International or Rabkim/Jossart? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have experience with obtaining wls approval in Colorado with Kaiser? (May 10, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have experience with Prudential Custom Care? (Jul 17, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have experience with Tricare Prime Appeal of Denial of Surgery? (Jun 15, 2008) (View) (7 answers)
  • Does anyone have experience with Vista Healthplan, formerly HPSE? (Jan 2, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have Federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield? (Jul 1, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does anyone have First Priority health that can tell me about approvals? (Jul 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have had any success with MEGA LIFE & HEALTH INS.CO. APPROVAL (Oct 1, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Health Keepers insurance? (Jul 20, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have Healthnet Delta IPA that can help me? (May 2, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have HEALTHNET Delta IPA that can help me? (May 7, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have helpful tips on how to gain approval thru BC/BS or AZ blue Choice HMO? (Jul 23, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have Humana HMO(T-19) in Wisconsin? (Jul 16, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • does anyone have ifo. on Central Reserve and if they approve the surgery or not? (Aug 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have info on how to beat denial from PacificareHmo? San Mateo County (Sep 16, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does anyone have information about Connect Care insurance??? (Apr 17, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have John Alden Insurance w/weight lose exclusion? (Jan 27, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • does anyone have john deere pos ins. (point of service) ? (Apr 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have kaiser and live in southen ca. San Bernardino area and had (Dec 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have MCARE in Michigan if so have they every covered Roux-N-Y (Sep 29, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Mediciad with Amerchoice plan A (Feb 3, 2009) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Mercycare HMO? (Apr 20, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • DOES ANYONE HAVE MOTION PICTURE MEDICAL INSURANCE? (Dec 12, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have or had approval for a surgeon out of network with Aetne?USHealthcare (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone have PacifiCare PCP in LA area who referred you to USC, (May 29, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have Pacificare who got approved? (Feb 12, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Anyone Have Regence BC/BS through the UTU/NRC? Does it Pay? (Jun 25, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have sample letters who were approved (Jun 16, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have the Overture Plan offered by UHC that does NOT have an exclusion? (Jul 5, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have this insur. and has it covered WLS. American Medical Security/ PHCS PPO (Sep 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have this insurance through UA Local 32? (May 15, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have this insurance with the FEHB bebefits package? (Aug 18, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone have this insurance? GHP SENSICARE? (Mar 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone have Tri-Care Prime ins.? I was approved for RNY surgery but not endoscop (Apr 19, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have UNICARE HMO and have this surgery approved? (Feb 14, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone have United Healthcare and have to prove it to be med nec.? (Jun 29, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone have Viva Insurance in Al. If so did they pay for the procedure (Jun 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone in Arizona have this policy if so did you get approval? (Aug 16, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone in indiana have anthem blue cross thats has paied for wls (Apr 12, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone in Massachsetts known which surgeons are accepting Masshealth (Nov 3, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know the criteria for approval from medicare?? (Sep 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know a doctor in Fl that takes medicare for gastric bypass surgery (Oct 4, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know a good pcp in Union City/Hayward (Dec 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know a pcp who knows about and agrees with wls in So.Ca? (Oct 5, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • does anyone know a plastic surgeon in cleveland, ohio area (Jan 25, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know a Sutter Medical Group surgeon in Sacramento, CA? (Feb 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know a WLS friendly PCP in the San Rafael,CA area? (Jun 3, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know about Aetna's coverage in OR? (Jun 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know about American Medical Security (read more) (Nov 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know about medicade payign for this in Oklahoma and a Dr. that takes it?? (May 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know about this type of insurance and if it covers WLS? BC/BS of NH (Mar 23, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know about UPMC thru Wal-Mart in Pa.? (Jul 26, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone know anything about BC/BS of AZ, PPO? (May 8, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • does anyone know anything about beechstreet insurance ppo? (Nov 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know anything about care entree for this surgery? (Apr 4, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know anything about Physician's Mutual? (Jul 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know anything about TX Rehab paying for RNY? Do you have to be disabled (Jul 12, 2007) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know anything about Union Care???? (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know exactly howmany hoops one must jump before you get a surgery date (Jul 7, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know how I would go about following up with No. CA Kaiser? (Mar 24, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • does anyone know how long it takes to hear a decision? (Mar 3, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know how much you have to pay out of pocket for Kaiser of CA (Bay Area)? (Feb 24, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Anthem BCBS of missouri covers gastric sleeve? (Nov 11, 2010) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if any Aetna plans consider obesity pre-existing...? (Jun 21, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if anyone ever has been accepted using VA VocRehab or State VocReha (Oct 20, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if Blue Cross Blue Shield gives you a hard time about coverage (Nov 27, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Blue Cross in Michigan covers AGB surgery? (Feb 16, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if CICP will cover the surgery? (Sep 19, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • does anyone know if cigna hmo of south florida will approve psychiatrist evalutation? (Jul 11, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if Dr. Stahl or any of the Dr.'s accept Medicare? (Aug 8, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • does anyone know if Empire Plan NYS approve the BPD/DS (Dec 15, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Federal Employees Health Plans will provide WLS coverage in 2001? (Aug 9, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Georgia Medicade pays for surgery? (Jun 9, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if Guardian typically covers bariatric surgery? (Jan 8, 2009) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if it cost an employer to have an exclusion removed from the policy? (Mar 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if it is hard to get approved through Aetna? (Oct 11, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if it is hard to get approved through Aetna? (Oct 11, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Kaiser of Colorado will do laproscopic RNYs ? (Dec 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if Kentucky Medical card pays for TT surgery? (Jan 11, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if LOWES has insurance that covers WLS? (Aug 30, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Medicare pays for lap band? (Jul 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if Medicare pays for revisions when there is a problem with original (Apr 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if midwestlife will they cover surgery? (May 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if my insurance company cover this surgery? (May 3, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know if PacificCare HMO pays for psychological evaluation if referred? (Oct 13, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if PCN will approve the surgery? My bmi is 43. (Nov 6, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know if Providence Health Plan PEBB Oregon covers WLS? (Jan 27, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if public aid for IL will cover the WLS? (Aug 11, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • does anyone know if publix supermarket insurance cover wls? (Sep 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone know if reconstructive surgery for excess skin is covered by medicaide in (May 8, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if United HealthCare Select would pay for a tummy tuck? (May 22, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know if utah-idaho teamsters insurance covers WLS? (Jul 9, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if UTAH-IDAHO TEAMSTERS insurance covers WLS? (Oct 19, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if Viva Health of Al. covers the procedure? (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know if you can get secondary insurance & how you go about doing it? (Jan 23, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone know if you can have VA Health benefits in addition to your insurance co? (Jul 21, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a CIGNA POS covered physician in the Jacksonville Florida area? (Apr 24, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a doc in Colorado that does the BPD/DS procedure ? (Jan 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a doctor or hospital that will accept Care Entree Plan? (Apr 1, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a doctor that takes Medical and is very familiar with post-ops. (Mar 2, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know of a doctor that will take workers comp in Ca? (Apr 2, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone know of a doctor who takes paients that have I.E.H.P for insurance (Oct 17, 2007) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know of a Individual policy you can obtain in the Dallas TX area (Apr 29, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a lawyer in Az that could help me to get CIGNA to approve me? (Aug 1, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know of a PCP in Northern VA? (Jan 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of a supportive participating PCP from Aetna in Northeast PA.? (Jan 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know of a surgeon in the cigna ppo network? (Mar 28, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone know of a surgeon who does the Lap Band surgery in Chatt,Tn or Nashville? (Mar 2, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • does anyone know of acceptability of medicaid for wa.state (Jun 2, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • does anyone know of an insurance co in georgia that will cover gastric bypass (Feb 7, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know of an insurance company that covers WLS through an individual policy (Apr 4, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know of any insurance providers that will cover WLS surgery (Mar 26, 2009) (View) (12 answers)
  • Does anyone know of any lap RnY surgeons in central IL that are in the HMOI network? (Jul 30, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know of someone 18 years old who has been approved via Kaiser No. Ca. ? (Oct 1, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know or have any info on PEBTF BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD (Jan 7, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone know Prudential policy on WLS? Is there a good chance of approval? (Jun 9, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone know someone w/ BC/BS health options HMO in tampa who can help me........ (Jan 24, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know the (Nov 13, 1999) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone know the criteria that Univera uses in order to approve for WLS? (Mar 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DOES ANYONE KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HMO AND POS? (Apr 30, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know the policy for WLS w/ The Guardian Insurance? (Sep 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone know what Aetna PPO-choice policy is with regards to WLS? (Jun 8, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone know what it takes for Cigna PPO TX to consider this Med. Necessary? (Jul 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know what kaisers rules are to quilfiy? (Mar 22, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone know what specific criteria BC/BS Federal uses to determine medical (Oct 25, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Does anyone know what the requirements are for Cigna PPO ? (Oct 17, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does anyone know which insurance covers WLS in missouri? (May 15, 2009) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone know why AUSHC wont cover type 1 diabetics? (Apr 26, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Does anyone know why medical mutual has BCC of ohio listed as being (Jan 21, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone of an insurance company selling individual policies (May 17, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone out ther have Anthem POS insurance? (Dec 17, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone out there have Health America HMO wondering about their coverage>>>>>> (Mar 7, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone out there work for Wild Oats? (Nov 1, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does anyone use Megalife/ National Association for the Self-Employed? (Sep 17, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does anyone work for HP (the old Compaq)? (Feb 25, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does anyone work for Paychex who had wls? (Dec 11, 2006) (View) (4 answers)
  • Does anyone work for the USPS that has been approved for WLS? (Sep 8, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does anyone work in a Catholic School or college, or work for a Catholic agency? (Jul 20, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does BCBS Blue Choice HMO approve Open Rny with Fobi Pouch? (Feb 28, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does BCBS of IL PPO cover DS surgery? (Feb 13, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does BCNS of NJ PPO (Horizon ) Cover Gastric bypass if medically necessary? (Dec 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Blue Cross HMO for CA State Employees Exclude Adj Lap Band (Sep 14, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Blue Shield HMO for CA State Employees Exclude Adj Lap Band (Sep 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Catholic Health Care West PPO insurance cover the surgery (Nov 2, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Cobra Cover my surgery>? (Aug 31, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Dr. Allen in Kentucky accept medicare for insurance? (Apr 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does Georgia Medicaid pay for the surgery? (Nov 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does Greatwest Insurance Require Out Of Pocket / Copay (Jul 16, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Harvard Pilgrim have a waiting period when it's new coverage? (Aug 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does Humana for KS/CO cover this procedure? Waiting period? (Nov 20, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does it make a difference if you have two insurances? (Mar 31, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Kaiser do other approvals? (Mar 25, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Kaiser do outside approvals? (Mar 25, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Kaiser Permanente for CA State Employees Exclude Adj Lap Band (Sep 14, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does Kaiser So. Cal. cover the Panni? (Oct 5, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Kentucky Medicare ever cover WLS (May 12, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • DOES MEDCAID OR MEDICARE PAY FOR LAP BAND SURGERY? (Jan 29, 2005) (View) (7 answers)
  • Does Medi-care cover this? (May 26, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does Medicaid cover this type of surgery and if yes what hospital and what Dr. (Apr 27, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does medicaid coverage for gastric bypass surgery exist in ALABAMA (Apr 3, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does Medicaid ever pay for lap-band? I have Medicare and (Jun 20, 2009) (View) (7 answers)
  • Does Medicaid pay in NC (Nov 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does medically necessary mean life threatening morbidities only? (Aug 23, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Medicare cover? (May 13, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does medicare covers tummy tucks? (Dec 20, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Medicare pay for LAP Band? (Jul 27, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does MMofOH cover WLS & if so under what plan? (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does MS Medicaid cover the surgery? (Apr 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does NYS Medicare approve? (Jan 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • DOES ONE HEALTH PLAN APPROVE WLS AND IF SO HOW LONG IS THE WAIT? (Jan 8, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does open enrollment apply to individual policies too? (Dec 18, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DOES PRE-EXISTING CLAUSE APPLY IN THIS CASE?????? (Aug 17, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does Prudential HMO in Fl. cover surgery? (Oct 3, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Prudential HMO in Fl. cover surgery? (Oct 3, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does Prudential HMO in Fl. cover surgery? (Oct 3, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does RMHMO, Colorado cover RNY surgery? (Sep 20, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • DOES S.C. MEDICAID PAY FOR WLS (Apr 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does State Farm Health Insurance cover WLS in Nebraska? (Nov 8, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • does texas medicaid cover this type of surgery (Jan 2, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does the application process have to be so long!!!!!!! (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does the Local 926/ in Atlanta w/ Southcare PPO Ins. pay for this operation? (Mar 19, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Does this exclusion include morbid obesity? (Sep 28, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • Does this insurance cover? (Jan 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does this insurer cover a RNY, If so what percentage is covered? (Apr 19, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Does this mean I have actually had to be DIAGNOSED as obese, or just treated for it? (Jul 1, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Does this mean I won't get approved for the surgery? (May 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • does this mean that if my pcp has a dr that will perform my surgery that medicare/med (May 31, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • does tricare cover gastric bypass surgery? (May 10, 1999) (View) (10 answers)
  • does tricare cover lap band fills? (Jan 23, 2010) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does United health care Select cover pre-op testing? (Mar 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Does Valley Surgical Specialists in Fresno take Medi-Cal? (Aug 30, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Doie anyone have Aetna (POS) in Texas (Dallas) (Mar 2, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • dose anyone out there have blue shield blue cross /special care ins? (May 1, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Dr, Afram or Dr Marcus patients-how does he deal with Cigna PPO? (Jul 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Dr. Fisher is a provider, but insurance has no contract with his hospital, Bc Bs Fed Emp,nv (Jul 3, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Dr. in NC to accept medicaid for plastic surgery? (PANNI) (May 11, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • DR. WONGSA of houston texas....has anyone had the surgery done by him with blue (May 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • DS approved in 2001? (Oct 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Duodenal Swich for BMI's Greater than 50 ONLY???? (Oct 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • EBMS, BC/BS, Help!! Need Info! (Jan 22, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Employers health through humana & past history of cancer (Jul 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Ever been approved for surgery by ins. co and then have them deny? (Jan 18, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • ever heard of bc/bs/of nc blue advantage? (Jul 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Excluded-Any treatment for obesity (Apr 25, 2002) (View) (6 answers)
  • Exclusion does not specifically address surgery or morbid obesity (Mar 23, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Exclusion, Calands Group- Exogenous Obesity, what can I do? (Jun 21, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Exclusions (Sep 16, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Exculsion from BC/BS Mississippi (Jul 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Feedback On Keystone Health Plan East (NJ) Insurance (Oct 31, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Feedback? (Jan 27, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Feedback? (Jan 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Finding a doctor that accepts medicare in houston texas (Apr 20, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • finding one at this weight while being self employed (Jan 13, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • first appointmen and criteria (May 25, 1999) (View) (7 answers)
  • First Choice through Costco.. yes or no?? (Sep 8, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • first health any luck with approval from this company? (Sep 9, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • First Health Exclusions --Obesity Surgery (May 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • For anyone who had BCBS/Anthem Insurance- (May 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • For Those Of You In Texas on Medicaid, Coverage IS available!! Read For More Info! (Sep 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Gastric bypass/stapling now approved! Any experiences out there? (Feb 1, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • General American Insurance (Aug 7, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • General American Insurance - Has anyone dealt with them? Results? (Mar 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Generation 2000 PPO Plan, has anyone used or heard of this company? (Feb 3, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Getting Aetna to cover the DS instead of the RNY? (Nov 18, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Getting In Network Benefits Paid (May 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • GHI insurance : New York (Oct 10, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Going Crazy Waiting for Approval, Does anyone have similar Stats? (Apr 29, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Group plan has changed - (Oct 10, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Ha s anyone been approved this year thru Aetna Hmo? (May 14, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • HA S ANYONE HAD PROBLEMS WITH ANTHEM? (May 15, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has cigna INDEMNITY ever pay for this surgery? (Feb 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has Aetna approved anyone recently---especially in KY? (Aug 22, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has any been denied and won an appeal with HMO Blue Texas (BC/BS)? (Jun 10, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any been successful in obtaining approval in Virginia for WLS who had UHC? (Dec 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any body had any trouble out of UnitedHealthcare options PPO Getting OK'D (Jan 13, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has Any gone thru 2nd Appeal with CIGNA HEALTHCARE? (Jun 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any had coverage from the NCgroup of United Health Care? (May 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any had wls (Apr 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any heard of Mega Life &Health Insureance covering the lap band? (Feb 11, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any of you been approved for lapband but the letter said RNY? (Apr 25, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any OKLAHOMA STATE emloyee who has Community Care HMO been approved for wls? (Aug 31, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any one been accepted for surgery thru Florida 1st Health Plans? (Aug 1, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any one been approved by First Intergated Health, now E3 health? (Nov 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any one been approved from Empire Blue Choice Direct HMO? (Mar 8, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any one been approved w/med-plus insurance (Aug 7, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANY ONE BEEN APROVED IN TX? (Aug 19, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has any one beendenied because they have two insurance co.'s ? (Jun 2, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any one dealt with Kaiser in the napa area? how long it takes for approval or den (Apr 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any one delt with blue cross blue choise of MD (Jun 17, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any one else been told this.....? (Apr 25, 2000) (View) (9 answers)
  • Has any one EVER been approved for surgery with John Alden/Fortis insurance? (Jan 8, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any one ever been approved for the surgery under the Oregon health plan-HMO (Jan 10, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • has any one ever dealt with them (Jun 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any one ever heard of this with United Health Care ? (Dec 8, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has any one ever took walmart to court for discrimination (Apr 18, 2001) (View) (10 answers)
  • Has any one ever worked with blue cross blue shield of MA? (Jul 24, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any one every been approved for WLS through PHP of Northeastern IND. Please reply (Jun 18, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any one had Aetna pay for Physc and Nutrionist pre-op tests? (Jan 2, 2002) (View) (10 answers)
  • Has any one had Anthem bcbs blue access ppo (Apr 13, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any one had any luck with Aetna US healthcare (Nov 17, 1999) (View) (8 answers)
  • Has any one had any luck with United Health Care Of Arkansas? (Aug 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any one had biliopancreatic diversion that medicare paid for? (Sep 14, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • has any one heard of pacific mutual insurance co (May 7, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has any one in NJ been approves with Aetna US healthcare HMO (Jul 22, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • has any one in northern california information on Cigna-ppo (Oct 9, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • has any one used arkansas first source and gotten an approval (Sep 5, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has any-body , recently, been approved to have surgery that has mamsi insur. ?? (Oct 29, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has any1 had to pay the difference btwn what the ins. pays & what the doctor charges? (Oct 15, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anybody been approved by First Health PPO through State Farm Group Insurance plan (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anybody been approved through Disney's Insurance? (Jan 30, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anybody delt with cigna health source pos (Feb 26, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anybody ever been approved without a previous 5 year history of BMI of 40? (Sep 20, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anybody had the bpd/ds surgery and used military tricare ins? (Oct 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anybody had WLS using the PBA-adminstered insurance from Lands' End? (Apr 27, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anybody in Louisiana had the surgery and medicaid paid for it? (Sep 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anybody used Aetna EPO and have you been approved and how soon? (Nov 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has ANYBODY used Care Entree to lower the cost of surgery? (Feb 10, 2006) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyne had any success with Health Coice insurance for State of OK employees (Jun 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved throught Federated Insurance co. (Sep 12, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had wls with blue cross/blue sheild of MN? (Jan 17, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone any experience with Prudential of WVA? please email pokeypoo@zoomnet.net. (Apr 25, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone appealed a federal ins denial through OPM? (Jan 2, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone appealed MMOH (or other ins.) successfully when denied for not having BMI (Nov 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone appealed to employer because they did not purchase the rider? (Jul 15, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone applied to Unicare in 2004/2005? (Jul 17, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone attempted approval through Oregon Health Plan/Kaiser? (Jan 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been able to cut through the red tape with CIGNA by contacting them directly? (Apr 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been able to get around a denial from Fortis Ins Co? (Jul 12, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been able to get the Oregon Health Plan to pay for surgery? (Jul 14, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been able to get United Healthcare of Ohio to cover their surgery? (Jun 28, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been appoved before the pre-existing period is up ? (Oct 12, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been appproved recently through Blue cross Blue sheild of Texas?? (Sep 20, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by a self-insured company? (Aug 7, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by Americare through NJ Family Care for Laparascopic RNY ? (Mar 7, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by Anthem Option 2000 Advantage (Sep 1, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by AvMed in Florida for WLS? (Sep 9, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • has anyone been approved by bc/bs of nc blue advantage?? (Jul 13, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by bc/bs of oregon (regence hmo) (Dec 21, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by BCBS Oklahoma PPO (Jan 22, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by BCBS/TN? (Jan 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by Catholic Healthcare West for the surgery? (May 20, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by Cinga PPO in Philadelphia, PA? (Feb 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by COBRA for open RNY? (Jul 9, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • has anyone been approved by employers mutual healthchoice ppo in fl (Jan 31, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by Gulf South in Louisiana for WLS? (Jan 24, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by keystone65? (Aug 12, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has anyone been approved by M-Plan Prohealth??? (Apr 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by MS Medicaid in 04 or 05? (Mar 4, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by One Health Plan? (Feb 26, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by PHCS Seaberry & Smith Insurance (Apr 10, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by PHCS/Teamcare Central States Southeast and Southwest? (May 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by pittmans associates ppo+. (Apr 18, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by Principal health care/southcare ppo? (Mar 11, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by Private Health Care Systems? (Mar 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by Regence Blue Shield PPO of Wa or Or (May 23, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by the Retail Clerk insurance for Safeway Employees? (Apr 28, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by this insuracne carrier? BC/BS ALABAMA (Feb 25, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved by this insurance carrier? Anthem BCBS of Michigan (Jun 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved by TRICARE/Champus?how long did it take?any problems? (Jan 13, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by United Healthcare options ppo through the railroad? (Jan 25, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved by Wal-Mart insurance? bc/bs of tn (Nov 14, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for a tummy tuck and breast lift through Humana HMO? (Dec 14, 2007) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for BPD/Ds with Accordia INsurance? (Mar 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for DS by BC/BS HMO in MA? (Feb 10, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for either surgeries by this insurance company? (Jan 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for lapband instead of bypass on BCBS Federal (Regence) (May 12, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved for RnY gastric bypass with Unicare insurance? (Jul 15, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for RNY, open or lap, thru HealthReach? (May 10, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for surgery by CHA since 01/01/05? (Mar 31, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for surgery by UT Select (Cigna PPO)? (Jan 18, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED FOR SURGERY WITH A LIFEPOINT HOSPITAL INSURANCE PLAN (Feb 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for surgery with a self-funded Beech Street Plan? (Feb 10, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has ANYONE been approved for surgery with Optimum Choice? (Aug 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved for surgery with Summacare Insurance and/or Ohio Med PPO? (Apr 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for surgery with the insurance carrier Machigonne Benefit Ad (Feb 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for the LAGB in Tennessee using Cigna PPO? (Nov 14, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED FOR THE SURGERY WITH HIP/HMO IN NYC (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for VBG under this plan? (Dec 29, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS by Aetna US Healthcare, Inc. in WA? (Jan 7, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS by Humana KPP plan? (Jan 7, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS by State Farm? (Nov 4, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS even when their policy states it under exclusions? (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS in the Bakersfield area under Pacificare/Gemcare? (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS on an individual health plan? (Feb 10, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS under BCBS of Texas recently?? (Sep 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS using this insurance? (Dec 2, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS who has Motorola HAP ins.? (Nov 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS with TennCare Select? (May 3, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved for WLS without having a medically supervised diet?? (May 26, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved from kaiser So. Cal? Please let me know how it was done? (Jan 11, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved in 2005 by Home Depot insurance? (Jul 5, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED IN OREGON MY BMI IS 74.5 (Dec 14, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved late 2000 or early 2001 with Aetna HMO in Southern CA? (Jan 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved or denied for WLS from Foundation health care of Florida? (Mar 8, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved or denied RNY with Medicare in Arizona-- (Jun 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED OR TRIED TO GET APPROVED THROUGH HMO HEALTH OHIO? (Jul 9, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved regardless of age restrictions? (Dec 2, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved since March 1 2003 without a supervised diet with Cigna PPO? (Jun 20, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved that has United Healthcare PPO w/Health International review (Feb 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved that has United Healthcare PPO w/Health International review (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved that has United Healthcare Select HMO? (Jan 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved though Wayne County Health Choice in Michigan? (Aug 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved through Cigna of N.C. POS with COBRA? (May 5, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved through Cigna PPO preferred network insurance? (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved through Cigna PPO? (Sep 18, 2003) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved through HealthPlan Services? (Nov 22, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved through Humana for the Lap-Band procedure? (Nov 17, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED THROUGH KAISER IN SAN DIEGO? (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved through this insurance? (Oct 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved through UHC in Kansas or Missouri? (Mar 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved through UHC Select EPO? (Feb 24, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved through United Health Care ppo who works for the Limited Co. (May 30, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved through United Healthcare EPO , La.? (May 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved through United Healthcare select plus pos that hasn't had 6 (Aug 9, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved thru Sloans Lake In Colorado? (Jan 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved using Cigna Health Care of NC? (Oct 30, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved using this insurance? PHCS/Reliastar (Oct 9, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved w/Cigna HMO in Illinois? (Apr 27, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved while on CMSP (like Medi-cal) (Mar 25, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has anyone been approved who has this insurance with lausd (Sep 1, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved who has United Healthcare PPO & is a HCA Healthcare Employee (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved with Americas Choice health plans? (Sep 24, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved with BC/BS NC (Dec 18, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved with BC/BS of Georgia? (Aug 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved with BC/BS POS of Georgia (Jul 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved with Blue Cross of Idaho/Magic Valley Regional Medical Cente (Aug 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been approved with Blue Shield of CA(access +)HMO (May 17, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved with dr snyder in thornton,co. (May 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved with Horizon BCBS of New Jersey (Mar 8, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been approved with illinois medicaid? (Mar 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved with John Alden/ Medical Mutal of Ohio (Jan 31, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been approved with Laborers Health and Welfare Trust? (Sep 1, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED WITH SUTTER GOULD?? (Apr 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone been approved with traditional BCBS ? (Aug 4, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE BEEN APPROVED WITH UNITED HEALTH CARE PPO (Dec 7, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • has anyone been approved with..... (Mar 10, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been cancelled from there insurance before surgery? (Sep 29, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone been contacted by Unicare HMO to reconsider their denial? (Mar 25, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been denied by Aetna US Healthcare Managed Choice (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has anyone been denied by cigna in colorado???if so, what steps did you take next to (Apr 10, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been denied by their insurance company and been afraid to pursue it (Jul 11, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been denied by United Healthcare? (Jul 14, 2000) (View) (11 answers)
  • Has anyone been denied coverage because of weight? (Dec 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone been given approval for the stomach band operation who has this insurance? (Dec 3, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone been hit with a huge medical bill because your surgeon charged more than (Dec 6, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been successful in obtaining approval despite written exclusions for WLS? (Mar 8, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been told surgery was a covered benefit and then denied and told it wasn't (Jul 23, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone been told they have to wait long term before having surgery when getting new insurance? (Aug 16, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone been turned down by MEIJER INSURANCE and what was their reason? (Apr 7, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone bought a bluecross plan to have surger,if so which one? (May 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone bought a Hospital Income policy - just in case of complications? (Feb 12, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone bought an individual plan from them? (Nov 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone bought an individual policy through Humana and had WLS (May 28, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone bought an individual policy through Unicare (Unicare 600)? (May 22, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone bypassed appeals and wrote directly to corporate office and been approved (Jun 12, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone change insurance after getting started on the approval process (Jan 3, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone changed insurance companies after RNY and had TT approved? (Jun 17, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone chose to go the 70/30 just so they could go to the Bariatric Treatment Center . (Mar 29, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone covered by disabled veterans health benifits had WLS? (Nov 20, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with Blue Choice through P.G School Board? (Apr 24, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone dealt with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas? (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with CHA health insurance for surgery approval? (Mar 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone dealt with Cigna's Intracorp? (Mar 27, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with First Choice Insurance and have they had any luck with them? (Jan 15, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with First Health in getting an approval? (Mar 15, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with HPSE state of Fla. Ins.? (Jun 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has anyone dealt with kaiser permanente? (Mar 3, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with pacificare ppo? need help desperately. (Mar 11, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone dealt with Prudential Pos in Missouri? (May 4, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone dealt with the University of Houston's health insurance? (Jul 29, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone dealt with them? (Mar 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone dealt with WA.state DSHS with Premera Blue Cross as the HMO? (Mar 14, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone dealth with Beacon ins. in Florida (Jul 22, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone else been recently denied a preauthorization for WLS from (Jun 19, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone else been required to submit a THYROID PROFILE,besides all the other docum (May 31, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone else gotten approval through Cigna Indemnity? (May 22, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has ANYONE even heard of this ins. company...United Benefit Life Ins. Co.? (Nov 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever appealed to great west ins. company? (Dec 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved at Bariatric treatment centers in Belvidere IL who has (Dec 1, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved by Aetna through Starbucks for WLS? (Jun 10, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has ANYONE ever been approved by HMO IL and if so what did it take? (Jan 27, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved by this company ??? (Mar 20, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved for a gastric bypass by them? (Nov 23, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever been approved for any type of WLS under Union Insurance? (Apr 13, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved for gastric bypass by Aetna without medically supervise (Apr 29, 2003) (View) (6 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE EVER BEEN APPROVED FOR WLS THROUGH WEST VIRGINIA MEDICAID? (Jul 27, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone EVER been approved for WLS w/ OHP? I was denied..... (Jan 19, 2004) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has anyone ever been approved for WLS with benicorp insurance? (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever been approved or denied from ESEA Health and Welfare Trust in LV, NV (Feb 17, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever been approved through Freedom Life Insurance Co.? (Nov 16, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever been approved with Independence Blue Cross Pennsylvania Blue Shield ? (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever been approved with this ins? (Aug 30, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever been approved with this insurance? I've now been denied twice (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone ever dealt w/john deere ins. w/ a revision? (Apr 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever dealt with the St. Francis Healthfirst (ppo) in Tulsa,OK? (May 30, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever got an approval fron Anthem BC/BS option 2000. (Apr 7, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever got approved with a exclusion? BC/BS of Ak (Premera Health) (Feb 1, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever gotten approval from this insurance company? (May 30, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE EVER GOTTEN APPROVED WITH DGA(DIVERSIFIED GROUP ADMINISTRATORS) INSURANCE? (Feb 28, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever gotten the 1 yr pre existing waiting period wavied by BC/BS? (Apr 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever had BC/BS (BLUECHOICE HMO) pay for wls? (Nov 19, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone ever had help from medicare to help pay for tummy tucks, breast lift...ec? (Feb 2, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever had ins. terminated due to losing job (Atena US Healthcare) in KY.? (Jul 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever had Medicare or Aetna USHC PPO cover BPD/DS? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone ever had RNY in NE paid for by First Choice PPO or Private Health Care PPO (Aug 22, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever had surgery approved through the City of Dallas, TX Employee Benefits (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has anyone ever had this surgery with walmart ins covering it if so what did they d (Oct 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone ever had to bring the issue of wls before a union commitee? (Apr 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever heard of BC/BS ACCESS?OR BC/BS BLUE ASSURANCE? (Jul 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever heard of Loomis Ins. from the VF corp. approving wls? (Jun 2, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever heard of or used...... (Oct 18, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever heard of this before? Health Alliance Plan Elligebility Rule to have WLS (Jan 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone ever heard of this insurance or been approved through it (Jan 27, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever seeked out an individual insurance policy to cover WLS? (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE EVER USED THE INSURANCE COM-CelticCare FOR WLS? (Jul 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever used Benesight Insurance to get approved for gastric bypass surgery? (Apr 13, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone ever used ICHIA? (Jan 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone ever used LaCrosse Care Plus Ins. And did you have good luck or bad (May 3, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone ever worked with the private insurer, CBEBT ? (Jul 19, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has anyone every had wls for the 2nd time and medicaid pay for it? (Jul 20, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone every used this PPN? (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone fought an exclusion for obesity using Mobid obesity as a diagnosis? (Aug 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone fought and won this battle with Humana? in/out network due to RNY vs. VBG (Apr 19, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone from Indiana have anthem blue cross and sheild and medicare (Apr 7, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gone from NO insurance to WLS? (Jun 25, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone gone through Pacific Care HMO in the Central valley area of California? (Dec 30, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone gone with Kaiser Mid Atlantic to get an approval? (Apr 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gone with their seconday insurance and were there any problems? (Feb 24, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone got an approval for WLS by Healthcare Oklahoma (Jun 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone got approval while on SSI & having a WV medical Card? (Jan 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone got approved through United Health Care who works for Pepsi Co.? (Mar 30, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone got around the waiting period for a new policy (Apr 24, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE GOTTEN APPROVED FOR A LAP RNY FROM BC/BS PPO IN ILLINOIS (Apr 5, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gotten an approval for Lap RNY from this insurance especially in illinois (Mar 13, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gotten approval from BCBS Federal Employee Program? (Sep 4, 2001) (View) (9 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten approval from US Healthcare HMO in NY since 1/1/03? (Apr 27, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten approval in the Boston area by Harvard Pilgrim ? (Oct 13, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone gotten approval in WA state w/medicaid? (Jul 3, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten approval or know if Southern Health in VA. will approve surgury? (Feb 21, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten approval with United Healthcare PPO Continental Airlines In Texas? (Feb 19, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone gotten approved by john alden ins. ? (Sep 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone gotten approved lately Prudential Pos In OKC (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gotten approved with a united healthcare written exclusion (Sep 12, 2007) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten approved with a united healthcare written exclusion (Sep 12, 2007) (View) (6 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE GOTTEN APPROVED WITH BC/BS SPECIAL CARE IN PENNSYLVANIA? (Oct 13, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone gotten BCBS PPO with weightloss EXCLUSION to pay anyway? (Nov 18, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten Cigna to waive the 6 month Dr. supervised diet b4 approval? (Dec 4, 2004) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten Federal Employees BC/BS to pay for BPD/DS surgery? (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone gotten this covered through UPS/Teamsters Union (Aug 23, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone gotton approved through Great West? (Jul 18, 2003) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has anyone had a aprvoved revision for the RYN with united healthcare (Apr 1, 2009) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had a problem getting Aetna to approve just a referral? (Oct 26, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE HAD A PROBLEM GETTING APPROVAL FROM GHI/BLUECROSS? (May 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had a vbg covered on one insurance, then gotten a revision covered? (Feb 13, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had Allmerica as a provider? If so, how was your surgery deceided? (Jan 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had ALTIUS INSURANCE OF UTAH pay for their surgery? (Nov 1, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had an approval (or disapproval) experience with BC/BS Regence (Dec 13, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had an approval from Albersons First Health. I am waiting for approval. (Dec 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone had an exclusion changed at their employer in MS? (Jul 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had an exclusion with JF Molloy Insurance & then finally been approved? (Jul 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE HAD ANTHEM BLUECROSS BLUE SHIELD BLUE PREFERRED PAY FOR SURGERY? (Apr 19, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had Anthem Healthkeeper's Plus and has been approved quickly for surgery? (Jan 27, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with BCBS of MI-master medical? (Aug 11, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with HealthLink? (Mar 19, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with Medicare? (May 15, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with the comapny Protective Life Insuance Company? (Feb 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with Trigon Key Care? (Oct 12, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any dealings with Virginia Blue Cross Blue Shield Trigon/Anthem? (Apr 4, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience dealing with this BCBS of NJ PPO Horizon? (Nov 20, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience getting pre-approval with PacficSource out of Oregon? (Feb 18, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any experience positive/negative with getting approval from BCCA-HMO? (Sep 22, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with A.E.I.? (Jan 28, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Aetna ppo in michigan. (May 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any experience with American Medical Securities Ins.? (Aug 28, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any experience with CIGNA Healthcare of OH (HMO plan)? (Aug 16, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Cigna HMO of South FLA? (Aug 22, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with getting TennCare (PHP specifically) to approve (Jul 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with HUMANA PPO? (Nov 3, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with J.F. Molloy insurance. I am hoping to have wls (Mar 9, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Keystone Health Plan Central In Hbg PA area? (Aug 12, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Medallion Medicaid of VA (Feb 9, 2009) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Medicare or Medicade in PA? (Jul 16, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any experience with PHCS/GE Group Admin/Phoenix Group Services? (Apr 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any experience with Pittman and Associates Insurers? (Jan 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone had any experience with the National Telephone Cooperative Assoc?? (Apr 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any experience with this Insurance? (Sep 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any experiences with Mercy Health Care, HMO (MOSERS)? (Aug 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any luck getting approval for DS with Health Net? (Aug 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any luck getting approved with ALFA(bc/bs)? (Mar 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any luck getting approved with this insurance? (Mar 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any luck in getting approval with United Healthcare Choice plan in KY? (Sep 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any luck with Pittman & Associates in approving the gastric bypass? (Nov 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any luck with Walmart Benefits approving surgery? (May 10, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any problems with Aetna approving their surgery. (Jun 19, 2001) (View) (10 answers)
  • Has anyone had any problems with BC/BS of MI paying for their BPD/DS/ (May 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had any problems with BC/BS Traditional Blue Individual Policy? (Feb 1, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had any problems with using a spouse's insurance? I have Cigna PPO. (Feb 11, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone had any trouble getting aprroved for surgery? Unicare Quality Care Health Plan (Jan 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had any trouble with getting approved by Anthem HMO? (Jan 22, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had approval by HAP Hmo? (Jan 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had approval for RNY with Oregon Medicade? (Oct 24, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had approval from PHP Michigan? (Apr 11, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has Anyone Had approval medicaid (Mar 29, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone had approval problems with Cigna hmo of OH &what? (Jan 23, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had approval with Aetna US Healthcare -CT- How long did it take? (Jan 31, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had approval with Aetna US Healthcare -CT- How long did it take? (Jan 31, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had approval with United Healthcare? (Apr 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had bad experiences with BCBS of Alabama? (Nov 2, 2004) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone had BCBS of LA pay for wls? (May 7, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had BCBS of MN (traditional) approved them for surgery in MI (Apr 15, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone had Carefirst B/C B/S OF MD through a local union? (Oct 31, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had CareLink to approve surgery??? (Jun 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had Cigna Health insurance and been denied? If so, why? (Dec 15, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • has anyone had Cigna POS? Did you have any problems getting accepted? (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had Connicare and if so what was the process taken to get approved, (Jan 11, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had dealings with a company that is self-insured and trying to get approve (Aug 5, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone had dealings with National Group Life (CONSECO)? (Jul 20, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had dealings with West Virginia's Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield? (Oct 26, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had DS/BPD covered by Federal BCBS (Mar 4, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with Beech Street, Inc. (Jun 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with Community Blue and WLS? (Jun 19, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with Dr Juarez in PHX? (Feb 28, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had experience with Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield? (Jul 8, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with Foundation for Medical Health for Kings and Tulare Co. (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had experience with Keystone HMO in the Philadelphia Area (Aug 24, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone had experience with physician care network in south carolina. (Nov 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had experience with the Primary Care Network and the Kellogg Company (Nov 28, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had experience with this company? NYLCare (AlaskaCare) (May 6, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had experience with this insurance and WLS? (Jul 19, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with Utah Medicaid? (Aug 14, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had experience with WLS approval from Aultcare? (Nov 3, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone had exprience with the VA (vets. admin.) and wls?how long did it take? (Jul 15, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had gastric bypass while being stationed overseas? (Jan 29, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had good luck with Cigna PPO out of Western PA? (Dec 23, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had greater LaCrosse care plus (Jul 2, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had healtchoice in florida through Employers Mutual and been (Feb 28, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had Healthchoice PPO through employers Mutual of Florida? ? (Feb 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had healthstar/phn? If so how hard was it to get approved for surgery? (Jun 5, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had insurance approval through Cigna PPO w/Dr. Rabkin? (Sep 24, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had lap RnY approved by them? (Jan 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had LAP surgery at Pacific Bariatrics with BC/BS in the last 6 months? (Jul 22, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had LAP-RNY covered by UHC without paying surgeon? (May 31, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has anyone had medicare to pay for transverse surgery in any state? (Mar 15, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had MVP of NY approve the DS instead of RNY? (Oct 26, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had OHP pay for WLS?? (Aug 24, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has Anyone had Oregon Health Plan (medicaid) pay for Roux-en-Y? (Oct 28, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had PacifiCare HMO in California? (Dec 14, 1999) (View) (8 answers)
  • Has anyone had Pacificare ins. pay and used Dr.Donald B.McConnell? (Aug 14, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had Plastic surgery after WLS covered by Pacific Care Insurance? (Dec 28, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had problems with his or her doctor not wanting to approve the surgery? (Jun 6, 1999) (View) (9 answers)
  • Has anyone had problems with insurance company asking for too much information? (Oct 23, 1999) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has anyone had problems with Oxford ? (Nov 16, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had quick results when having all things ready at first visit ? (Sep 30, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone had recent approval (2002) from Pacificare of Oregon. (Aug 28, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had success getting approval for open Rnyw/ BMI <40? (Jan 18, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had success with Alliance PPo/United Health & Welfare Fund appr. surgery? (Sep 20, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had success with approval by Mayo HMO in Florida? (Aug 17, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had success with approval from medicaid in Oregon or California? (May 23, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had success with Humana Gold? (Dec 13, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had success with revision surgery through primcare? (Mar 25, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had success with Voc Rehab in Kentucky? (Jun 7, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had surgery approved thru M-plan ? (Oct 30, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had surgery approved under UHC Choice plan? (Aug 23, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had surgery paid by Aetna EPO? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had surgery that has ssi disabilty? (Mar 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had surgery through Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield? (Dec 13, 2007) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone had the 5 year requirment by Medical Mutual of Ohio overturned and been (Aug 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had the DS procedure and was covered by BC/BS of NC? (Aug 24, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had the Fobi Pouch procedure approved through Cigna Healthcare? (May 14, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone had the procedure covered by medicare in the houston (Jun 30, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had the surgery (with Medicare) and then had them not want to pay? (May 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had the surgery in or around Rockford ILL and used pulic aid medicaid (Jan 11, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone had the surgery while on ssi in illinois? (May 16, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had the surgery who went thru the AETNA plan at AT&T? (Apr 18, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had their surgery at a Veteran Hospital? (Sep 11, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had their surgery covered through an indemnity plan? (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had their WLS with BTC using TriCare Standard? (Sep 26, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had this surgery approved by Tenncare/ Xantus? (May 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had this surgery who employed with Schmidt Baking Co? (Dec 4, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had to deal with Health Ohio? (Jan 7, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had to see Dr. Berkowitz for your psych evaluation? (May 16, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had to submit to your State Medical Board prior to submitting to insurance (Aug 10, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had trouble being approved through UHC PPO if the exclusion only states (Mar 18, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone had Unicare PPO/Rush? (Formerly Rush Prudential of Illinois) What was your experience wi (Apr 9, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had Unicare/Quality Care for govenment employees? (Aug 11, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had WLS coverage with AETNA HMO in Texas? (Feb 1, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone had WLS coverage with AETNA PPO in Texas? (Nov 8, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone had WLS paid for by Vocational Rehab in KY??? (Mar 26, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE HAD WLS THAT WAS COVERED BY HIGHMARK BC/BS IN OHIO (Aug 4, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone had WLS with Wichita USD259 insurance? (Aug 3, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone has any experience being approved with BCBS of MS..Key Physician network? (Nov 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has Anyone has BC/BS Anthem pay for BPD/DS in IN or OH? (Aug 17, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone has their denial overturned with AETNA PPO, after submitting (Oct 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone has WLS through Aetna PPO, who well over met the BMI criteria, but ... (Jun 21, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone have Health Partners that could help me get approved I've tried everything (Jun 19, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone heard anything about having been approved while on AHCCCS? (May 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone heard of Aetna paying for the D/S instead of RNY? (Aug 9, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone heard of Benefits Source insurance? (Jul 16, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone heard of Benesight Third party Adminstrator (Dec 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone heard of Health Max (Apr 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone heard of laws for ins EXCLUDING this surgery and how to fight them? (Nov 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone heard of this insuracne called Advantage plan? (Dec 8, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone hears of Mamsi HMO (I live in Maryland); or had dealings with them for wls (Jun 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone her been denied by Educators Mutual Life and won in the appeal process? (Jan 30, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone here had any dealings (+ or -) with PacifiCare Federal? (Jul 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in Alabama who is a new enrollee with BCBS Preferred Care.... (Apr 24, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in California been approved with MediCal; with BMI 39.1, and cormibids? (Oct 20, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone in Chico California been approved by (Jul 1, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in Colo w/BCBS been approved for a revision after having a VGB to a RNY? (Nov 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in Fla. ever had approval from Neighborhood Health partnership? (Jul 31, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in GA been covered under ind., or self-employment ins (Feb 1, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in Georgia gone thru Dr. Champion on a BC/BS Individual Plan (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in Michigan had Beech Street's Preferred Providers? (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone in MINNESOTA had a positive experience getting approved with CIGNA POS (Aug 8, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in NC been approved for WLS that has Primary Physician Care insurance? (Mar 28, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in Ohio been approved for the open RNY? (Mar 31, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in OHIO heard of this insurance & if they cover this surgery? (Oct 22, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in Oklahoma had Vocational Rehab pay for gastric bypass surgery? (Oct 4, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone in PA ever been approved/denied by Health One (BC/BS POS) (Jul 6, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • has anyone in phila.pa. been approved through medicaid? (Mar 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone in SC ever been through the SC vocational rehab. comm? (Nov 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in southwest Ohio used Choice Care/Humana? Any luck? (Aug 14, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone in St.Louis,Mo or surrounding areas been approved for the RNY surgery? (Sep 27, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in the New York area used GHI-HMO Select? (Apr 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone in the state of Kansas been approved? (Feb 16, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone not been able to provide five years medical history requested? (Nov 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone on here ever gotten writer's or graphic art guild insurance through Aetna? (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS ANYONE OUT THER HAD BCBC OF LA PAY EVEN IF YOU HAVE POLICY EXCLUSION? (Apr 19, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone out there dealt with UMR insurance? (Mar 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone out there had any dealings with Horizion BCBS of New Jersey? (May 16, 2009) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone out there used CoreSource for R -n-Y surgery? (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone overcome their insurance exclusion policy? (Jan 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone overturned a denial based on an exclusion put into the plan by an employer (Mar 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone purchased an Individual Trigon policy to cover WLS? (Mar 10, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone purchased insurance just for this surgery? (Feb 25, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone received a denial from this company? (Aug 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone received an approval from Kaiser Mid-Atlantic ? (Apr 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone recenly had surgery covered by American Lifecare ins? (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone recenly working for Orange County Schools Fl with Cigna PPO been approved. (Jun 9, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone recently gone thru BCBS of Illinois? (Feb 8, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • has anyone recieved approval from indiana medicaid (Oct 24, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone recieved approve form pipfitter local union 597 illinois. (Sep 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone recvd approval from Aetna HMO in 2004 (Jan 20, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone recvd approval from Aetna HMO without prior documented diet history? (Nov 6, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone seen this exclusion? (Apr 24, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has anyone sought approval from Sharp Health Care for WLS? (May 11, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone struggled with BC/BS of SE Michigan for gastric bypass? (Jul 16, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone submitted claim thru Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Key Advantage) in VA? (Jul 2, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • HAS ANYONE SUCCESSFULLY OVERTURNED AN APPEAL?? (Jun 6, 2003) (View) (6 answers)
  • Has anyone sucessfully filed a claim with Athens Area Health Plan Select in Georgia a (Apr 27, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone that worked at walmart and has there insurance been covered with the surge (Oct 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone tried getting approval from Mutual of Omaha recently? (Sep 18, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone tried to get approval using this insurance plan? (Oct 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone tried to get WLS approved by POMCO? (Aug 15, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has Anyone tried to use Qual Med? getting aproved - Colorado HMO (Aug 22, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone used cnahealth partners IBG POS (Apr 13, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used this insurance for a Lap RNY or Open RNY? (Aug 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used a physician in the Dallas area that was approved by PHCS? (Aug 20, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone used Alliance PPO Insurance in Maryland and been approved? (Sep 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used Amerihealth HMO and if so what were your results? (Apr 19, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of CT(Blue Care Plus) (Aug 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone used BC/BS of Indiana PPN? (Jun 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Commonwealth PPO insurance for WLS? (Sep 28, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone used first source insurance? (Sep 4, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Florida Healthcare insurance from Volusia Cty? PLEASE HELP ME!!! (Nov 17, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Golden Rule Ins and did you have any problems being accepted? (Feb 10, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used Home Depot Part Time ins. for Lap surg.? (Mar 27, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • has anyone used john deere ins. w/ a revision? (Apr 15, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Medicaid for this surgery??????? (Jun 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone used Medicare in Florida (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used Nippon Life Insurance in Tennessee (Jun 13, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Principal Life Insurance (Aug 16, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used Sierra Choices Health Plan of NV for coverage of their surgery? (Sep 16, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used the columbia Basic 750 ppo plan to cover WLS? (Nov 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used their employee plan for gastric bypass? What was/wasn't covered? (Jul 3, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used this insurance and was approved for surgery. (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone used Tricare Prime in Illinois? Having trouble finding MD in network? (May 1, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone used Unicare Insurance? How hard is apporval? (Jan 25, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone used Unicare Insurance? How hard is apporval? (Jan 25, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone used United healthcare at BTC in YPSI. MI? (Nov 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone w/cigna ppo in OHIO been approved on first request? (Oct 25, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone w/GREAT WEST in TX. been Approved? Please reply! (Apr 1, 1999) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has anyone who works for GE having the PPO had the surgery? (Nov 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with Aetna POS had any issues with diet history documentation? (Oct 9, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone with aetna ppo been denied and had their denial overturned (Nov 9, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of Florida Federal have their plastics covered (Aug 11, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of Illionis been approved for WLS? (Jan 6, 2005) (View) (7 answers)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of MI had wls? (Nov 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of MI(Traditional) been approved for wls? (Nov 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of Tn. Blue Preferred PPO (May 15, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with BC/BS of TN. Blue Preferred PPO had problems getting approved? (May 15, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with BCBS-MI(St.Employee)with bmi<40 with comorbidities gotten approval ? (Apr 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with C-1000 plan ever won an appeal and been granted WLS? (Oct 21, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with Federal BC/BS had the fobi pouch procedure done? (Sep 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with federal BCBS been approved for lap RNY with no comorbidities. (Apr 13, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • Has anyone with Healthlink ppo ever been approved for lapband surgery? (May 25, 2007) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with insurance through Microsoft had their surgery approved? (Jul 15, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with insurance thru Underwriters been approved for RNY? (Feb 10, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with John Deere Choice-POS been approved for lap band? (Nov 25, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with Kaiser been approved for WLS. (Apr 16, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with Kaiser insurance been approved for duodonal switch, or even a lap RN (Jun 7, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone with Kaiser Mid-Atlantic in the Washington, DC area been able to get (Jul 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with LaCrosse care plus been turned down? (Jul 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with mailhandlers been approved for adjustable lapband surgery? (Jan 5, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has anyone with Medicare had the surgery and then have Medicare NOT pay for it? (Feb 2, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone with Missouri Mediicaid been aproved or had the surgery? (Mar 24, 2006) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with OmniCare of Michigan health insurance had RNY surgery? (Aug 22, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with Pacificare prepared a diet history they accepted? (Jan 26, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with Paramount HMO been approved for WLS? (Dec 29, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with Paramount insurance had any luck being approved? (Dec 17, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with RBMS Insurance in Alaska ever been approved for surgery? (Oct 9, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone with Tricare been approved for adjustable lapband surgery? (Jan 5, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with Tricare had Mini Gastric Bypass surgery? (Aug 26, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with UHC Choice Plus received written approval? (Apr 15, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • has anyone with uhc in chicago been approve.... (Jun 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with United Health Care of Ohio-Plus (HMO) been approved? (Jun 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has anyone with United Healthcare EPO had immediate approval? (Nov 15, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Has anyone with Wal-Mart Insurance had approval for surgery? (Apr 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone with Winn Dixie Insurance ever got approval for WLS? (Nov 24, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has anyone won against a denial from Lifewise with the written exclusion? (May 19, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyone won there appeal thru Blue Cross Blue Sheild? (Feb 9, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has anyonw had approval or any experience in getting WLS approved with Prudential(WVA (Aug 22, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has ayone been apprved with AH&L (One Health Plan)? (Jul 11, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has BCBS of GA, Blue Choice HMO, ever approved WLS without employer intervention? (Jul 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has BCBS of Ill HMO approved anyone this year with out co morbidites? (Jun 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has been approved by Oxford Freedom Plan lately? I (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has CalPERS Blue Cross PERS Care PPO covered the Adj Lap Band surgery (Sep 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has CalPERS Blue Cross PERS Choice PPO covered the Adj Lap Band surgery (Sep 14, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Has CIGNA approved surgery before but after surgery wanted more info before they paid (Jan 5, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Has Cigna HMO or PPO approved your adjustable lap band surgery? (Sep 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Has Fallon Community health plan ever covered a DS? (Feb 18, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HAS LAW CHANGED IN LA THAT WILL COVER SURGERY WITH CLAUSE NOT COVERING YOU ON POLICY (May 31, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • has medicaid/ medicare (the blue Forward card) ever approved WLS in Wisconsin? (Jun 2, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has medicare ever refused to pay for WLS? (Mar 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has the Veterans Admin. covered anyones surgery? (Sep 2, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Has the Veterans Admin. covered anyones surgery? (Sep 2, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Have any had surgery paid for by workers comp? (Mar 8, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Have anyone every tried to submit a claim on GHP (Jun 29, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Have anyone had hernia repair and tummy tuck approval through Connecticare? (Apr 7, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Have anyone heard of NGSamerica?(its an insurance company)did you have any luck! (Jan 15, 2008) (View) (2 answers)
  • Have approval then surgery cancelled...pre-existing clause??? (Mar 12, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • have bcbs arkansas has anyone had trouble getting approved and do they pay well? (Aug 1, 2008) (View) (2 answers)
  • Have some questions about how to get approved for surgery (May 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • have these companies covered WLS? (Nov 26, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Have you been approved by BlueCare or TennCare insurance in Tennessee? (Jan 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Have you been approved for surgery and work for Anthem? (Jun 4, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Have you been denied by Wal-Mart Insurance for the WLS? (Apr 7, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Have you fought and won with Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO Oregon? (Feb 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • have you heard of this company (May 10, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Having BCN-HMO-Michigan, how long is the approval time with all paperwork submitted? (Jul 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Having trouble finding a pcp.. (Jun 5, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Health Net in So. Calif. through medi-cal.........approval? yes/no? HELP? (Dec 4, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • HealthAssurance CC/PPO of PA has denied wls. (Oct 11, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Hello again to all? Anyone out there been approved by Aetna after 1st denial? (Nov 21, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Hello all. I have blue cross blue shield teamster trust ppo Oregon. (Oct 23, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HELP ! ANY CALIF PACIFIC CARE HMO MEMBERS?? 2 TIMES DENIED (Jun 19, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Help deciding between Kaiser and Blue Cross. (Jun 1, 2003) (View) (8 answers)
  • Help for those needing answers to OHP questions (Mar 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Help I am freaking out I was told today that the employer switched our insurance (Sep 24, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • HELP ME. I was told today BCBS no longer approves WLS after 1/1/02 (Dec 8, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Help please, I was turned down from BCBS.. I was told my weight isnt within the guidelines (Aug 11, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Help with exclusion Please Carefirst Individual Coverage (Feb 2, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • help with finding an in network surgeon (Feb 27, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • help with out of pocket expense ,medicare and ins approval (Nov 5, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • HELP! Has anyone in Alabama been covered by UHC? (Jul 30, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • HELP! UHC denied me, said not a covered service, can I appeal? (Jun 21, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Help! Health Partners needs a concurrent medical problem in order to approve me. (Apr 10, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Help! I need a sample letter for my PCP to send to Cigna for me to...... (Aug 16, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • HELP! Insurance Fight (Mar 10, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Help! My surgeon doesn't accept BCBS PPO! (Feb 27, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • help!!!! (Jun 28, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • HELP!!!!! HELP!!!! I THINK I'M GOING TO BE DENIED 2ND TIME.! (Mar 19, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • HELP!!!!!!!!!! I Need some Information..... (Feb 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Help, I need a PCP in the San Diego area that will refer me to a Surgeon! (Dec 8, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Help, I've been denied (Mar 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Help,i have been denied ..and i need to write an appeal letter (Mar 24, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • Help....Will I have a problem getting approved? BC/BS of Tn. Blue Preferred PPO (Jun 8, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • hi i currently have cigna hmo which i understand is very difficult to get an appvl (Jun 25, 1999) (View) (9 answers)
  • Hi! Is it a good sign that you might get (May 9, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Hi. I'd like to know if humana freedom plus plan in ky will cover the surgery becaus (Jul 10, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Hi. Does anyone have experience with Blue Shield of CA PPO? (Oct 27, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Hi.. My sister was approved by her insurer, went to the surgeon, had psch eval, then (Aug 26, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • HI..I just got on my new insurance through my employer, I am (Sep 17, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • HIGHMARK BC|BS PPO anyone covered for the BPD/DS???? (Jan 26, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Hoe hard if you are "out of network? (Jan 18, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • hoping some one can help question is does anyone live in southern ca. (Dec 6, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Hospital Stay w/ Aetna HMO... (Jan 18, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • How anyone been approved for WLS through Florida Healthease Medicaid in 2003? (Sep 4, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • How anyone use BC/BS PPO Federal plan on TN for WLS. (Dec 26, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • How can I find out if there is state or federal programs to help pay for surgery? (Apr 8, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • How can I get AETNA approve surgery. (Mar 18, 2003) (View) (11 answers)
  • How can I get around the 26 week supervised visits for surgery? (Oct 7, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • How can I get Kaiser SSF to allow me to have surgery through Pacific Bariatrics? (Apr 12, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO BE APPROVED BY HEALTH NET??? (Jan 27, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • How do I deal with this exclusion? (Jan 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do I find a doctor that will do my surgery sooner than next JULY?? (Oct 13, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • How do I find a surgeon to do the WLS on FL Medicade (Apr 1, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do I find out more details about the operating procedures? Bc Bs Fed Emp Program (Jan 17, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • How do I get a Refferal from my PCP? (Jun 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • How do I get approval for the sleeve from medicaid. (Dec 16, 2011) (View) (3 answers)
  • How do I get approved and being denied 3 times? (Jun 9, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • how do i get approved for surgery and how do i start to get approval (Jun 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • how do i get medicare to cover the roeun-y surgery? (Jan 8, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do i get started and what do i need to do to get accepted for my medicaid to appr (May 5, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • How do I get to the messageboard regarding insurance questions (Apr 28, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do I go around this wall? (Sep 21, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • How do I handle conflicting info from insurance & exclusion? (Jul 30, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • how do i list my diet history to my insurance co since it not consecutive (May 22, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • How do I switch my ins. co. through my employer before open enrollment? (Jan 16, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • How do you get an MTF w/o lap history (does do WLS) to refer to lap specialist? (Jun 25, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do you get around exclusions and difficult employers (Nov 26, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • How do you get coverage out of your PPO Anthem BC & BS (Oct 19, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How do you get coverage out of your PPO Anthem BC & BS (Oct 19, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • How do you get laparoscopic coverage paid thru Medicare instead of open? (Jan 21, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • How do you get the insurer to cover the surgery if they have a exclusion policy (Mar 4, 2004) (View) (8 answers)
  • How do you get your ins co to pay for DS instead of RnY? (May 29, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How does an insurance co approve some and deny others? (Nov 4, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • How does GHI HMO compare to MVP HMO? (Jan 21, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • HOW EASY IS IT TO GET MED-CAL TO APPROVE IT? (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • HOW GOOD IS AETNA ABOUT APPROVING THIS SURGERY (May 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • How hard is it to get approval from Masshealth (May 11, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How hard is it to get approved theough Unicare PPO? (Jul 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • How hard is it to get approved with UMPC for You which is a PA medicaid? (Oct 19, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • how hard is it to get vocational rehab to pay for surgery? (Oct 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • How is Premera HealthPlus on approvals? (Jan 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How is Prudential's approval record? (Sep 18, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • How is Prudential's approval record? (Sep 18, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • how long ? (Jan 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • how long ? (Jan 18, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • How long after I get Pacificare (Jun 26, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • HOW LONG AFTER INITIAL SURG CONSULT B4 MEDICAID APPROVAL (Aug 29, 2005) (View) (4 answers)
  • How long did it take BCBS of OK to clear you for insurance? (Mar 7, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • how long did it take to get approval from united healthcare select pos? (May 31, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • How long did it take to get approved by Aetna USHC HMO? (Jul 28, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • how long did it takefor approval (May 9, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How long did it tale to get approved ? (Aug 1, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How long do appeals take? (Nov 22, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • how long do you have to have insurance? (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • How long do you have to wait on new insuracne plans? (Jul 14, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • How long does approval take for this insurance carrier? Beech Street (Mar 5, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • How long does insurance company have to reply? (Feb 10, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • How long does it take aetna ppo to approve for surgery??? (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • How long does it take cigna to get the approval letter in the mail? (Oct 26, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • How long does it take for insurance approval? (Nov 2, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • How long does it take for Medi-cal approval? (Jun 19, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • How long does it take to be approved by GHI /Blue Cross Blue Shield? (Jun 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • How long does it take to get an answer from Aetna EPO (Nov 1, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • How long for approval? (Oct 5, 1999) (View) (7 answers)
  • How long for approval? (Nov 7, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • How long for the commity in Walnut Creek to approve you for surgery? (Oct 30, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • How long have all these approvals had the ins? (Oct 24, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • How long is a doctor required to save medical records. What if he dies? (Apr 21, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • How long is approval through the Casino (Chinook Winds) insurance? (Jan 24, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How long is it before the commity for Kaiser North approves your surgery? (Oct 28, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How long it will take my approval...... (May 1, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • How long should I wait before I try to get approval from my new insurance AETNA PPO ? (Dec 2, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • How long should I wait to get a refferral when I just got my insuracne? (Mar 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • how long should i wait? (Nov 26, 2007) (View) (5 answers)
  • how long was the wait to find out if they will pay for surgery? (Oct 6, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • How long was your wait to be approved with BCBS of OK? (Mar 3, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • How many denials before Aetna approve (Aug 17, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • How many have been approved with Aetna us healthcare ppo for DS surgery (Mar 3, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
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  • How soon after buying an insuracne policy can I apply to have surgery covered? (Jan 16, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • How successful have you been at getting Cigna HMO to pay? (Nov 21, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • How to get on Medicaid in the 1st place? (Aug 1, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • How to get started with Ala. Medicaid (Apr 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • how to get your approval approved after first letter denied when you are appealing (Jan 22, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • How was your experience with bcbs hmo....how long of a wait did u have for approval? (Jul 9, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • HS ANYONE HAD A POLICY EXCLUSION WITH BCBS OF LA/ PPO AND HAD THEM PAY FO (Jan 10, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Humana exclusion No. 25. (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
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  • HURRAY!! APPROVED AT LAST!! (Jan 24, 2000) (View) (8 answers)
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  • I also need to know if BC/BS Bluecare/TNCARE of TN with Medicare is excepted? (Jul 30, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am 80lbs overweight, my physician will not write a letter for me - Can any help? (Feb 16, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • I am a new Kaiser member in No. California... (Jan 27, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am a new State of Illinois employee: Which insurance company should I choose? (Feb 3, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am changing to BCBS next 2003. Which place is more cost effective ppo or standard? (Oct 18, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • I am curious if anyone out there has Selectcare of MI HMO (May 21, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am from Kansas, Does anyone else have Corporate Plan Management Insurance? (Dec 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I am getting approval one phase at a time, can I assume the surgery will be approved? (Jun 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am having trouble getting insurance to pay. Any suggestions? (Dec 2, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am in bad need of a dr. that will take welfare insurance(MEDICADE?MEDIPASS) (May 16, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am in Colorado and have Cigna PPO, does can anyone recommend a doctor? (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am in the beginning stages of getting approved for Lap RNY (hopefully), (Sep 13, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
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  • I am insured with United Health Care PPO- Has anyone had coverage for RNY or DS. (Oct 6, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am insured with United Health Care PPO- Has anyone had coverage for RNY or DS. (Oct 6, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I am insured with United Health Care PPO- Has anyone had coverage for RNY or DS. (Oct 6, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am just ready to get insurance and I have a choice of.... (May 12, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • I am just ready to get insurance and I have a choice of.... (May 12, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am just sickened right now. I work for United Healthcare in Houston, TX (Jun 1, 2013) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am looking for anyone who has Aetna Us Heathcare HMO, California (Apr 10, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • I am on Disability hoping to soon get a date for surgery. I just found out that my (Jan 13, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am on Medicaid, does BTC Drs accept Medicaid pts? (Nov 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am on Medicare, can anyone give me suggestions on gettin approved? (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am scheduled to have RNY at Jefferson in Phila....Dr.Colberg...7/30.. (May 31, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am so confused about my insurance right now, Matthew Thornton Blue, (Apr 3, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • I am thinking of changing Insurance to a company that pays, how long to I have to wait (Jun 5, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I am too fat to get insurance yet not large enough to get surgery!!!! (Jun 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I am trying to find out the average wait for approval with cigna ppo/ppa? (Aug 14, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I am trying to find out the current criteria that must be met for medical necessity. (Aug 30, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am waiting for an approval, Any advice on what to do next? (Sep 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I am waiting for insurance approval with Cigna PPO wondering if it would matter that (Feb 28, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • I am wondering if someone can give me some advice on how to address my pcp. (Nov 1, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • I called my ins. co. and they said I have waiting periods until 5-1-01..... (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I called the insurance company and they haven't received a letter from my surgeon yet (May 8, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • I can get an individual PLAN if i LIE about my weight, should I??? (Aug 29, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • I can't find a surgeon in the cigna ppo network. I am willing to travel. I'm approved (Mar 29, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • I cannot find a bariatic doctor listed in my mannual. (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • I DESPERATELY need any information on these two insurance companies (Jun 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I Didnt Get Denied-They Want Me To Go To A Bone Specialist? (Mar 29, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I don't know what to do, where to turn, how to get help, but I am desperate! (Oct 19, 2005) (View) (6 answers)
  • I got denied with the first letter due to an exclusion on the policy. (Oct 20, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I got insurance through midwestlife and all it says is it wont cover any type (May 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I HAD CONSULT WITH SURGEON (Nov 30, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have a meeting with the Kaiser Appeal Board 11/8/00. (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have a question about the one year program required by no. cal. Kaiser (Dec 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Aetna EPO Insurance now under Cobra and hope to have the WLS Surgery sometime (Sep 16, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have Aetna Global Benefits. Will they pay for a revision of a rny (Dec 30, 2009) (View) (1 answer)
  • i have aetna hmo, my pcp doesnt want to give referral?? (Jan 21, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have AETNA PPO (Aug 26, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • I have Aetna PPO ins. and will have to pay 40/60% (Mar 21, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have an appt on Friday 1/16, any helpful hints dealing with Tricare? (Jan 11, 2004) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have an incisional hernia & wonder how to get panniculectomy approved. (Oct 10, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have another question! (Apr 9, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have ANTHEM BC/BS (POS) insurance and need to know what surgeon is in network. (Dec 31, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have anthem BC/BS, I was denied the first go around, (Feb 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have anthem bc/bs, they said lap wls to experimental to pay for (Feb 5, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • I HAVE ANTHEM BCBS AND NEED TO APPEAL (Apr 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Anthem Blue Cross Blue Sheild HMO/Plan code 332 and they have denied me twice. (Nov 23, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have bc/bs federal employee plan high option in Florida, has anyone used this? (Aug 10, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have BC/BS Federal Plan and they told me over the phone that the only thing that (May 24, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have BC/BS of GA (BlueChoice POS) with BellSouth. (Sep 19, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I Have BC/BS PPO. I live in NYC. How Long did it take for approval (Dec 24, 2004) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have BC/BS/PPO/California does anyone out there have the same coverage? (Apr 28, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have BCBS (State of Mi) insurance, has anyone ever been approved for surger y with (Apr 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have BCBS do I need a PCP for 3 YRS before I can have surgery and what is a PPO ? (Aug 1, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • I have BCBS Fed Emp Program PPO Government Wide (Jul 3, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • I have BCBS of Alabama, will all the pre-op doctors visits and diet programs be paid (Apr 26, 2007) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have BCBS of MI Community Blue.... (Sep 2, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have BCBS of Michigan through Ford and wonder how much information they'll want. (Apr 13, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have BCBS of Michigan. (Aug 10, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have BCBS of Minnesota PPO (Oct 1, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have BCBS ppo of MIchigan and I need to know (Nov 5, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have bcbs/fl/ppo blue choice dont have 12 dr. supr. records (Sep 7, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I HAVE BEECH STREET (MEMEORIAL MANAGED CARE)SOUTH FLA (Jan 19, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I HAVE BEEN APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Jan 3, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • I have been denied twice for wls, arbitration is next step. Do I have a chance (Oct 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Blue choice through P.G School Board.Are they hard to deal with? (Apr 9, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Fl Health Options. (Nov 4, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have Blue Cross/Heath Options HMO in Florida. (Aug 21, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have check the insurance sites and researched but have not been able (May 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Cigna HMO-Texas and want to use Bariatric Treatment Center in Wylie (Jan 30, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have exclusions in my policy that say that my insurance will not cover ... (Nov 5, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • I have HMO Blue of Texas- formally Nylcare. Does this qualify??? (Feb 11, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have HMO BLUE TX. POS My ins policy states under what is not covered services intended (Jun 1, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have humana hmo had my appeal hearing and it specifiy says..that any treatment (Jun 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have insurance now and if I get on my husbands insurance will I have to wait a year? (Nov 2, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • I have insurance with two companies, BCBS of Texas HMO, and Principle insurance PPO. (Feb 29, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have just been denied because I am seeking a REVISION to wls that was done in 1982! (Jun 28, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have just had to switch to BCBS of Tx PPO. I am a state employee. (Sep 1, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have just received a letter from JF Molloy insurance denying surgery. (Jun 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Multiplan insurance....do I require a pcp referral? (Apr 4, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have no insurence and i need to have surgery! HELP!! (Apr 27, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have ODS Ins - what exactly do they want for a co-morbid condition? (Mar 22, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have Oregon Health Plan-Medicaid, would they cover me for this surgery? (Nov 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I have Pacificare Secure Horizons--how long did it take for approval-- (Mar 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I have Paramount and my employer has an exclusion and does not pay for this surgery. (Sep 4, 2006) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have Prudential Healthcare POS, need help!! (Sep 19, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have received 1st denial for surgery. Can you help? (Nov 21, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have recently read that United Healthcare will stop covering WLS as of 3-15-02. (Mar 4, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have several questions.... (Oct 9, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have the Regence BC/BS of Oregon, but is thru BNSF Railroad, will they cover? (May 20, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • i have to appeal to the supertendent of Insurance need any help you can give (Mar 16, 2004) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have tri care champus...we are retired can you help w/ eobs? (Jan 28, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • I have TRIGON HEALTH KEEPERS and was told that my particular group plan didnt have (Nov 26, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I have two insurance options blue cross hmo or blue cross ppo, which do i choose?? (Apr 12, 2003) (View) (14 answers)
  • I have UHC Choice Plus (TX) and was denied. What codes does everyone use? (Feb 3, 2006) (View) (4 answers)
  • I have UHC select...dept of mental health of Missouri (Sep 26, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I have unified group services(sagamore plus)here in indiana I am waiting approval. (Mar 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I Have United Health Care Insurance How Would I Know If It Could Pay For This Surger (Aug 3, 2007) (View) (9 answers)
  • I have United Healthcare Choice Plus and want to know what they need? (Mar 9, 2006) (View) (4 answers)
  • I have United Healthcare choice plus POS am I wasting my time? (Feb 12, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • I have United Healthcare of KY, has anyone had any problems with them? (Sep 11, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I have United Healthcare PPO Options in Texas with and Exclusion (May 31, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • I haven't seen anything regarding PPK (Preferred Plus of Kansas). (Jun 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I heard Big Lots ins. covers WLS...... (Nov 16, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I heard the VA in Los Angeles does the Surgery. Anyone had it done there? (Jun 29, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I just found out my Humana HMO excludes this procedure... (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I just heard from someone that United is no longer covering WLS as (Dec 19, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • I know that Blue Cross is going to stop covering wls surgery (May 7, 2004) (View) (7 answers)
  • I live in B'ham Alabama. Does anyone out there have Baptist Health Choice Insurance (Aug 29, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I live in KY, had Roux-en-y done by LAP at Univ. Hosp. in Cincinnati & have BCBS FEP. (Jan 21, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • I live in Silver Spring, Maryland and I have BCBS individual plan. (Sep 25, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I LIVE IN TAMPA, WHAT DR. TAKES MY INSURANCE? (May 7, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I live in Texas and have medicaid here.Will medicaid pay if its causing health issuee (Mar 24, 2006) (View) (3 answers)
  • i live in va and i havent seen one person mention Sentara ins. do you know if Sentara (Feb 22, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I live in Washington DC and my job has insurance with Guardian/Alliance PPO. Do you (Jul 2, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I live is Saginaw, Michigan, has anyone else in Mi had Medicare approve this surgery? (May 6, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need a good dr. in bay area who does RNY and accepts blue cross ppo (Aug 8, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need a good dr. in california who does RNY and accepts blue cross ppo (Feb 25, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I need advice from all OHP members!! (Jul 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need an psychology and nutritionist who except new york medicaid (May 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need example letters to appeal my denial. (Sep 15, 2006) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need help fighting Kaiser in Colorado (Jan 28, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need help filing an appeal! I just found out today that I was denied (Mar 11, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need help w/ bcbs fl they told me I have pre existing but i dont (Mar 28, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • I need help with insurance, keep getting turned down at underwriting. (Apr 8, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need help with my appeal letter to BCBS (appealing DS denial) (Aug 2, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • I need input on insurance company APPROVING a revision.... (Jun 13, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I need the medical necessity for federal insurances - HELP! (Dec 21, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need to find an insurance company in Texas who will cover WLS. (Jul 13, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I need to find a PCP in the Aetna QPOS network in Anne Arundel County / Balt. area... (Dec 20, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need to find out what doctors in NYC or in the NYC area take medicaid ? (Jul 24, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need to hear from anyone who was approved by BCBS for a distal bypass of any kind. (Jul 12, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • I need to know if anyone has Unicare HMO in Il. and was appoved I need to know. (Nov 13, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I need to know if anyone out there works at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nash, TN. (Mar 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need to know who in the state of Ga has been approved by Kaiser. (Sep 12, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need to purchase new insurance because of employer's exclusion. (Jul 14, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I need to talk to others in NC who are on medicaid!!!!!!!!!! (Dec 7, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I need to talk to someone who was appove from medcaide in the state of mi (Oct 23, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I need to talk with anyone who has gotten WLS approval with Kaiser Permente in NC (Apr 2, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I need updated information about Kaiser HMO Colorado. (Feb 11, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need websites that support ROUX-EN-Y and WLS to fight insurance CO, LEGALLY (Aug 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I need your help, I have United Healthcare POS ILLINOIS (Feb 14, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • I PLAN TO FIGHT MY DENIAL, BUT WANT INPUT ON OTHER INSURANCE (May 10, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • I received word my secondary insurance (BlueCross/Blue Shield of Kansas) has denied (Oct 7, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I see this all the time and I need some clarification ... (Mar 11, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I talked to BC/BS yesterday and (Jan 5, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I talked with my insurance company (BC/BS) and they said they had thirty days to .. (Mar 23, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • I too have CORESOURCE, no exclusion in ins. my ins. book, were you approved? (Jun 15, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I want to add my ins co to your list and keep getting error, how do I do this? (Jun 4, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I want to have the VBG procedure, my insurance is HealthNet. (Dec 25, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • I want to know if anyone has had the surgery through medi-cal?? (Jul 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I want to switch to Humana PPO on my husband policy. (Aug 15, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • i wanted to know how do i pay the surgeon and what does medicaid cover for fees. (Jul 3, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • I wanted to know if anyone can give me any guidence (Dec 19, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was approved for surgery and have a date on July 20th, but when I was (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was approved for surgery then the ins retracted approval because of exclusion (Nov 8, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was approved through HMO Blue(BCBS)with a date of Dec. 5 (Oct 5, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was denied -no letter yet.Need info on where to go from here. Pray for me!! (Oct 6, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was denied after request by PCP. I have to write a letter to appeal. Any ideas? (Feb 15, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was denied by Alaska Medicaid, (Nov 14, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was denied by both Blue Cross of Utah and Idaho and am currently in litigation for both. Any one (Mar 4, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • I was denied by Humana PPO because of a company policy exclusion. What do I do now? (Dec 13, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • I was denied by Kaiser So. Calif. My BMI is 48, and I weigh 308, I have Sleep Apnea (Sep 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was denied by my insurance (BC/BS), so tomorrow I have an appt. with my PCP, (Jan 2, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I was denied bypass surgery a year and a half ago by Cigna PPO. (May 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I WAS DENIED...GROUP EXCLUSION...ANY DIRECTION SOMEONE CAN LEAD ME IN... (Sep 4, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • i was hoping to find someone who could tell me exactely what an isurance co. may look (Nov 27, 2005) (View) (4 answers)
  • I was informed today by my Dr.'s office that BCBS Federal Employees Program no longer (Jun 16, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • I was just denied by Cigna due to (Mar 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was just denied so I'd like to pass on a little advice. (Jul 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was looking for members in modesto ca and thier stats and insurance info thought th (Sep 27, 2007) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was not able to talk to anyonw at BC/BS (Dec 6, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was so excited to finally decide to do the roux-en-y gastric bypass. (Aug 6, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • I was told by my dr's office I need to first be pre-determined to need the surgery (May 1, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was told by my surgeon that cigna wants documentation of diets (Jul 4, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • I was told if I have sleep ap that I would have to be on treatment for SIX months... (Mar 5, 2002) (View) (6 answers)
  • I was told that I didnt need a referral I could just go straight to a surgeon (Sep 15, 2000) (View) (8 answers)
  • I was wonder if anyones insurance has paid for VSG? (May 9, 2008) (View) (5 answers)
  • I was wondering if anyone from Florida who has Aetna open Choice PPO as (May 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was wondering if anyone has been denied by kaiser, and for what reasons (Feb 5, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • I was wondering if anyone has experience with Accordia Insurance. (Jul 9, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I was wondering if anyone has group insurance service(GISC) (Aug 27, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I was wondering if anyone has RETAIL CLERK WELFARE TRUST INSURANCE and if they (Jan 25, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was wondering if anyont has dealt with HEALTHNET PPO insurance? (Nov 28, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I was wondering if there is any out there who works for SWB Tel Co (May 13, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • I will be getting PERS Care - Blue Cross. This insurance is with the State of (Sep 10, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • I will be going to Dr Maguire in Kettering (Mar 8, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I will have blue cross blue shield in march can anyone give me any info? (Dec 21, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • I will have Cigna PPO as my insurance starting Jan 2003. I plan on asking for surgery (Nov 24, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • I won't have Cigna PPO till Jan. I plan on asking for surgery then. My BMI is 44 (Dec 15, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • I work but I do not have any insurance- I am going to try to get NYS Medicaid. (Feb 25, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I work for Walgreen's - would like to hear from others who also do, or did (May 11, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I would like to hear from any pre-ops or post-ops that have Blue Cross of IL PPO (Oct 16, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • I would like to hear from people who have HIP insurance in NYC. (Nov 15, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • I would like to know any one with experience with kaisar in northern ca (bay area) (May 19, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • I would like to know if anyone has ever been approved by Blue Cross Blue Shield for (Jul 29, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • I would like to know if anyone has used Bethseda or McQuire AFB for surgery? (Jun 10, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • I would like to know if fortis has payed or apporved the wls . (Jul 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I would like to know if WLS is medicsally necessary why do you still deny it? (Dec 15, 2004) (View) (3 answers)
  • I would like to purchase a plan that covers WLS (Dec 2, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • I'm 5'9 280 with a BMI of 41.... (Jan 26, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • I'm not sure if I will qualifly or be approved. I need some input. (May 19, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • I'm on Ohio Medicaid need to find a Dr. in Ohio or Kentucky (May 31, 2005) (View) (6 answers)
  • I'm still confused! Is it the surgeon or the insurance company? (Sep 15, 2005) (View) (7 answers)
  • I'm trying to choose an Individual Policy~HELP!! PacificCare and HealthNet (Feb 19, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • I'm trying to find a doctor that is in network with horizon BC BS... (Jan 14, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • I'm with Kaiser HMO No. Ca. (May 30, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • I've heard that Kaiser is tough, but I've also heard that here in Colorado (Dec 20, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Iam considering buying a policy through BC/BS of NE..anyone had any experience? (May 11, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • If anyon can tell me how to find out if Medicaid will help pay please let me know!!!! (Aug 3, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • If BMI is <40, do the co-morbidities have to be of 2 years duration (Sep 8, 2008) (View) (6 answers)
  • If I have this surgery is this a pre existing condition? (Jun 15, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • If insurance is approved in 2002 but not avail 2003,will they honor ? (Aug 16, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • If my insurance denies me, can I upgrade my policy so that it would? (Sep 3, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • If there is an exclusion, would they still cover if medically necessary? (Nov 13, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • If your Surgeon is on your provider list, does this mean the WLS is NOT an exclusion? (Jul 24, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Im trying to get my surgery done through my medical card , (Jan 10, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Images keeps contacting me with surgical surgical specials. What's the catch? (Dec 15, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • IMPORTANT! Has anyone in California been approved by Kaiser THIS YEAR without proof (Feb 20, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • In Arizona, is there any way the state would pay for this surgery? (Jul 15, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • In MD, CareFirst BCBS is merging with WellPoint California....Anyone have WellPoint? (Jan 29, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Indiana Medicaid - Need a sugeon! (Oct 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • INDIANA-individual plans that cover? (Sep 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Individual Coverage in Indiana? (Jul 9, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Individual Insurance Co-Pay: Is this Usual? (Apr 8, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Individual insurance In Georgia that paid for WLS??? (Aug 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Individual PPN B/C B/S open enrollment!! (Dec 12, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Information about Tricare Insurance. (Feb 22, 2005) (View) (8 answers)
  • Information on the best deal in if you have Medicare, must read! (Jan 10, 2009) (View) (9 answers)
  • INS PROBLEMS WITH CIGNA HMO HELP (Jul 11, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Ins. Co. (Mar 22, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Insurance (Nov 26, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Insurance approval (Nov 1, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Insurance Approval with Ameri Health (Sep 4, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Insurance Approved, but now group is no longer doing (Apr 16, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Insurance co. refused to pay for consultation with surgeon, now what?? (Mar 24, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Insurance Denial with Aetna ppo. How to appeal? (May 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • insurance denied (Dec 8, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Insurance despair! and fighting mad! Any help appreciated! Kaiser Santa Teresa and Kaiser in Gener (Jan 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Insurance exclusion, needs some info.... (Aug 28, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Insurance experts - help needed (Jun 27, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Insurance In New York (Jul 9, 2009) (View) (2 answers)
  • Insurance Issue (Dec 9, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • Insurance questions documentation. BC/BS MI (Apr 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Insurance Sample letters (goveling letters) (Jan 4, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Insurance won't pre-certify the procedure. Bc Bs Fed Emp Program (Oct 11, 2000) (View) (9 answers)
  • Is a weight management class REALLY mandatory for Kaiser approval? (Feb 5, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is Aetna HMO or PPO better for approval of surgery? (May 10, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • IS ANYONE COVERED BY BCBS FED EMPLOYEE INS (Apr 20, 2002) (View) (6 answers)
  • Is anyone pre-op seeing Dr. Sugerman with BCBS Fed Employees (Jun 25, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is BC/BS excluding WLS as of Jan.1. Can anyone confirm or deny? (Dec 3, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is being precertified the same as being APPROVED? (Jan 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is Blue Cross just stalling at this point? (Jun 16, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Is criteria for a revision different than first timers? (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is documented wl important (Jun 9, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • IS DR.CHAMPION COVERED???? (Feb 3, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is exclusion of obesity surgery in my Humana PPO policy the final word? (Oct 14, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is exclusion of obesity surgery in my Humana PPO policy the final word? (Oct 14, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is is hard to get approval through Aetna HMO? (Oct 21, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is it covered or not??? I have BC/BS PPO Select. Coverage began 4/1/01. (May 8, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is it impossible to have WLS covered by Humana Insurance? (Aug 18, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Is it legal for the surgeon to keep my deposit once he accepts Aetna HMO? (Feb 9, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Is it possible to still get approved if ins has an exclusion? (Mar 8, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is it worth it to hire W. Lindstrom to file an appeal? (Sep 1, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • Is LAP-RNY covered through Blue Cross HMO? (May 14, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is Laparoscopic RNY and Cholecystectomy Covered by this Insurance? (Mar 2, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is precertification the same as APPROVED? (Jan 17, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is resecting the stomach the same thing as transecting ? (Jan 25, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Is surgery covered (Nov 20, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is surgery covered by Illinois Medicaid? (Nov 13, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is the Fobi Pouch procedure covered by Medicaid? (Jul 17, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Is the out of pocket cost high if you use an out of state provider (Aug 9, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is their Exclusion really so (Feb 25, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is there a certain amount of time that the approval letter is good for?? (Jan 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there a list of surgeons somewhere that will accept Medicare? (Dec 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there a waiting period for BCBS? (Jul 15, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there an insurance that will cover surgery if it's self pay insurance? (Oct 17, 2007) (View) (3 answers)
  • IS THERE ANY DOCTOR IN THE STATE OF TEXAS THAT ACCEPTS MECICAID? (May 10, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there any feedback on PHS (Physician's Health Services). ie. approvals etc. (Nov 17, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is there any independent insurance without pre-existing conditions? (Jul 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there any individual insurance that will cover this insurance in Washington State? (Sep 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • is there any point in filing for surgery w/bc if no (May 30, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • Is there any such thing as temporary SSI? (Aug 11, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is there any Surgeons in California that take Medi-Cal besides Dr. Fobi? (Aug 21, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • is there any way for dr to give reason other than weight loss to have this surgery? (Mar 1, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • Is there anybody out there willing to write me a letter stating your approved! (Jul 18, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there anyone familiar with the insurance company PROAMEIRCA from ATLANTA GA? (Aug 8, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is there anyone in Colorado on Medicaid, who Has been approved to have WLS? (Nov 2, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • is there anyone out there who has been approved lately by avmed if so please post (Aug 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is there anyone out there who has had any dealings with Kaiser in Georgia. (Dec 3, 1999) (View) (5 answers)
  • Is there anyone out there who has M.D.IPA and has had the surgery? (Mar 29, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Is there anyone out there who would like to help me in getting insurance in georgia (Feb 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there anyone out there who's had the surgery covered by Optimum Choice Insurance? (Jun 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there anyone who was approvedby Nylcare POS? (Jul 23, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there anyone with Aetna HMO who is employed by a public school district in GA? (May 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is there anyone with Kaiser insurance in California? (Nov 20, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is there anyway to have Workmans comp. cover WLS? (Dec 21, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Is there some way to fight Medicaid so they will cover WLS? . (May 10, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Is this a vague BCBSTX exclusion? Any wiggle room? (Jun 13, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is this enough to get approval? (Jan 8, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Is this surgeon in my plan? (Jan 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Is United Health Care part of Aetna? (Dec 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • It's been over a year since anyone has answered this... (Apr 19, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • It's open enrollment at General Motors all our choices are HMO's now what? (Oct 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • It's still in clinical Trial right? Lap Band (Apr 27, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Iwas told my obesity was pre exsitng but I am required to be obes for 5 yrs or more. (Apr 15, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • John Alden denied me 4 times, Has anyone gotten approved and how? (Sep 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • John Deere Insurance Anyone been approved? (Jan 23, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Just for anyone who wants to know...An answer/Medicare/Tummy Tuck (Nov 22, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Just wanted to see if anyone here had surgery who either worked or had a husband work (Apr 17, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • KAISER HMO OR BLUE SHIELD HMO OF SOUTHERN CA. COVER WLS??? (Aug 27, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • KAISER HMO OR BLUE SHIELD HMO OF SOUTHERN CA. COVER WLS??? (Aug 27, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Kaiser is changing the way that they handle requests and approvals? (Jun 27, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Kaiser Permanente Individual Policy (Oregon) (Jun 9, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Kaiser Permante Federal Plan in Georgia (Jan 21, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Kaiser Requirements (Apr 6, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • Length of time with insurer (Sep 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Let BTC submit my case even though I cant go there for surgery? (Mar 7, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Level 2 appeal, I will go before the board, any suggestions? (Aug 31, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Lookin g for a insurance Co that will cover. I have United HeathCare- denied (Aug 17, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Looking for a PCP in the Network that gives refferals in S. Fla. (May 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for a Psychologist in Arizona- Pacificare HMO Friendly (Feb 26, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Looking for a WLS-friendly PCP in the Aenta US Healthcare network. In Central NJ or Easter PA (Oct 4, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • LOOKING FOR AN APPROVAL (Sep 13, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • looking for discrimination attorny for Kaiser of California, Northern (Sep 20, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for info on Medicare's opinion re: (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for pcp in Bay Area, CA to accept Health Net (Apr 29, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Looking for PCP that will refer to WLS. Live in Chino,CA. BC/BC HMO (Jan 31, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for physician (not surgeon) in Tucson under CIGNA plan (Sep 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for someone who was approved by UnitedHealthCare VA (Aug 20, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Looking for someone who worked with AFLAC- approved or denied (Aug 20, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Looking into buying my own insurance policy to cover the surgery. (Aug 21, 2003) (View) (11 answers)
  • Looking to buy a new policy in MI (Apr 7, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Looking to see who has been approved with United Healthcare PPO??? (Oct 23, 2006) (View) (7 answers)
  • Louisiana Residents Please Respond!!! (Nov 12, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • Lovelace Federal will only pay 50%. I need help with appeal (Dec 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • MD Supervised diets (Nov 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Medi-cal? What insurance will approve fastest? (Nov 13, 2007) (View) (2 answers)
  • Medicaid and Duodenal Switch....Is this surgery covered? (Aug 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Medicaid WILL pay for the surgery...TEXANS (Nov 24, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Medicaid with spend down in Michigan Lap-Band (Jan 19, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • MEDICAID? (Jan 14, 2006) (View) (3 answers)
  • Medical Mutual,HMO Health Ohio, has denied my surgery. (Jun 21, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • medical or surgical treatment for obesity,unless otherwise specified in the covered s (Dec 28, 2002) (View) (7 answers)
  • Medically supervised diet? What is involved with that? (Sep 6, 2008) (View) (11 answers)
  • Medicare says that my Dr. will do the surgery then submit the bill to Medicare, (Sep 19, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • MEGA LIFE & HEALTH/BEECH STREET, ANY APPROVALS? (Oct 14, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • MEGA LIFE AND HEALTH FOR SELF-EMPLOYED...WILL THEY COVER??? (Feb 5, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Mercy health care and exclusions. Any suggestions??? (Oct 5, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Mercy Healthcare and exclusion. Suggestions would be appriciated!! Thanks (May 2, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • MI Blue Cross/Blue Shield will not preapprove surgery for anyone. Suggestions? (May 31, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • MI BlueCross/Blue shield / Master Medical will not preapprove surgery for anyone. Sug (Jun 1, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Michigan insured, will now be covered by HAP, what are my chances? (Nov 8, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Michigan insured, will now be covered by HAP, what are my chances? (Nov 8, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • More questions on Obesity Definition (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Much thanks to all whom answered my question on on 2 insurances. (May 5, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • MVP PPO of NY State. Does anyone have the Golub Corp Plan. I have questioned (Jun 23, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • My 1st attempt at RNY surgery by my PCP was denied I'm on disability what next? (Dec 14, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • My appeal letter was denied..... (Dec 20, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • My BMI is appr 75, my insurance is Cigna PPO, What do you think my chances are? (Feb 1, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • My BMI is appr 75, my insurance is Cigna PPO, What do you think my chances are? (Feb 1, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • My brother is on welfare and has an appointment with Dr. Stellato will they approve? (Sep 18, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • My case is at 2nd level review?? Has anyone has this yet? (Feb 24, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • My claim was denied because it is not in my insurance plan. What do I do? (Jul 9, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • My doctor and insurance want six months diet history, help! (Jan 19, 2006) (View) (4 answers)
  • My doctor referred me to Dr. Kinter for WLS, but my insurance company (Aug 6, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • MY employer has health insurance through Aetna, which policy should I (Jun 4, 2001) (View) (7 answers)
  • My husband is a disabled Veteran (May 3, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • My ins co has received documentation from my surgeon, but they want proof of mo. (Mar 25, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • My insurance co. received paperwork 8 days ago and still no workd (May 7, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • My insurance company messed up & now I am stuck! BCBS Health options (Aug 2, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • My insurance coverage is new will i have to wait to get the surgery done (Jul 27, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • my Insurance has a Co-pay of $1000.00 (Jul 21, 2003) (View) (5 answers)
  • My insurance is a ppo phcs and I found out that my surgeon dropped out of the phcs! (Oct 2, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • My insurance is changing from Humana to Aetna what do I do for pre-existing condition (Oct 2, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • My insurance kicks in on Oct 1..I have aetna ppo..bmi is (Sep 14, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • My insurance kicks in on oct 1..its AETNA (Aug 3, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • my insurance says 6 months of dieting, but it doesn't say consecutive (May 24, 2008) (View) (8 answers)
  • My insurance told me that WLS is not covered under my policy! (Aug 11, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • My insurance, BCBS Nevada, just kicked in June 1st......... (Jun 7, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • My medical groups approval board will not approve surgery. (Feb 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • My new insurance Aetna will go into affect 4-1-01 (Mar 29, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • My PCP won't refer me!!! What do I do. (Aug 18, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • My PCP won't refer me, either. (Nov 19, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • My PCP won't refer... (Aug 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • My surgeon has submitted all my paperwork to mailhandlers my primary insurance. (Jan 23, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • My surgeon is out-of-network on my insurance which is Capital Blue Cross. (Mar 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • my surgeons office says they handle everything (Oct 9, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • My UHC policy under Exclusions says (Aug 19, 2005) (View) (4 answers)
  • My work is changing HMO's (Mar 17, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Names of US Healthcare Drs. who do gastric bypass in N.Y. (Sep 10, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need advice on individual BC of ID plans! (Feb 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Need advice: Denied by Anthen - need medical supervised diet history (May 12, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Need all info available to convince insurance company (May 11, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Need Contact Info for Texas Rehabilitation Commission in or around Ft. Worth, TX (Mar 26, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need help finding Dallas area surgeon. (May 28, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Need help finding out to get approved for Dr. Rutledge (Feb 2, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Need Help finding way to finance the surgery (Jan 16, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need help getting approval to go outside network for DL/Switch (Nov 30, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Need help with Bell South Insurance--BC/BS of Al. (Aug 4, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Need help with the process, can you help? (Jan 16, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Need info on anyone who was approved by a federal insurance plan for my appeal :-) (Dec 27, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need info on blue cross approvals in southern california!!! (Oct 30, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need info regarding Cigna PPO (Mar 5, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Need info. on open enrollment for BCBS PPN Carefirst & Aetna QPOS on MDASAP (Dec 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • need life insurance prior to surgery, will anyone write me a policy? (Jul 16, 2007) (View) (3 answers)
  • Need to find a Dr. that takes Tricare (Aug 22, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Need to hear from OK BC/BS/Blue Choice members (Nov 20, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Needing info about Beech Street requirements for approval (Nov 22, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • Needing information on American Medical Securities Insurance (Aug 29, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • negotiated rates vs. out of network (Apr 7, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • New CPT Codes for DS in 2005 (Oct 26, 2004) (View) (1 answer)
  • New Jersey Medicaide And Americhoice (hmo) of NJ (Aug 7, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • New Job -- have choice of KAISER HMO and LIFEGAURD HMO (Jul 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Newly Covered By Cigna since 4/1- How long should I wait before submitting for WLS? (May 6, 2003) (View) (9 answers)
  • No Decision made yet... Is this a good or Bad sign? (Jan 3, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • no medical supervised diet (Jul 17, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • No other problems but obese, Insurance Problems??? (Jul 12, 1999) (View) (8 answers)
  • No surgent in my health group (May 10, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • No surgeons in Network within 50 miles - what next? (Nov 27, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • No weight loss surgeons listed in network providers in my state covered by ins. co. (Oct 8, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Not A ?- Exclusion language is sparse in this Aetna US Healthcare policy. (Aug 8, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Not a question...I am trying to contact Meijer Benefits (HHS) people (Apr 27, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • now what gatekeeper 2 (Jun 26, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Now what? (Jun 26, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Nyle care verse Medicare (Feb 3, 2000) (View) (18 answers)
  • Obesity VS Morbid Obesity Exclusion..... (Mar 4, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Obesity vs. Morbid Obesity (Mar 12, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • OK, FOR THE LAST TIME--is BC/BS stopping coverage for WLS surgery?? (Nov 7, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • Okay, I am going to buy insurance with Blue Cross\Blue Shield (Dec 8, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • okay...i am 410lbs...my visit with dr wongsa is on oct1, i have been on every diet (Jul 17, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • OMIP and Regence BCBS question~ (Nov 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Once Great west has all of the paperwork from me, how long does take for the to (Sep 10, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Once you receive insurance approval, do companies have a time limit within which you (Aug 20, 2001) (View) (9 answers)
  • Only one physician in my state that performs surgery? What can I do for coverage? (Oct 5, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • OOPS! Can anybody tell me about Medicare's No Review policy? (Apr 16, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Opinions on insurance switch. (Oct 8, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Oschner says must have psych eval before referrel to bariatric dr.... (Feb 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Out of network approval? (Dec 21, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Out Of Pocket Cost After BC/BS Has Paid Their Part? (Sep 25, 2003) (View) (8 answers)
  • Out of State coverage for HMO's (Feb 22, 2005) (View) (10 answers)
  • Out-of-Pocket Costs with BC/BS Federal Plan (Sep 7, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Pacificare HMO let me have the consultation with the surgeon and then denied Surgery (Sep 15, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • PacifiCare PPO through PHCS Network (Apr 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Pacificare-secure horizons--smoker/non-smoker exclusion? (Jun 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Paramount FEHB covers (Aug 18, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Pay percentage? (Jun 1, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • PCP in Southern California (Jan 20, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • PCP to refer to Dr. Rabkin in SF (Jun 13, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • People in Cincinnati or Columbus Ohio...please respond (Oct 22, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Physicians Health Network - Anthem (Indiana)Vanderburgh Co. Employee (Jan 8, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Please anyone who has dealt with Tricare and written authorizations HELP!!!! (Jun 1, 2003) (View) (11 answers)
  • Please can someone assure me that BC/BS of California will approve m surgery (Mar 15, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Please describe your experience with Kaiser Permanente (Northern Ca.) (Jul 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please forgive the duplication..... Part time coverage w/ Big Lots???? (Jun 5, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Please Help do you have NCAS carefirst BCBS? (Dec 28, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • please help me cigna is telling me i have to have heart disease or diabetes or hypert (Nov 19, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please help me find an appeal letter. I will except any information. (Mar 20, 2005) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please help! Federal Govt. employees (Dec 7, 2001) (View) (11 answers)
  • Please Help!! (Feb 14, 2006) (View) (7 answers)
  • PLEASE HELP!! Secondary Insurance Question...(I'm in MA) (Feb 24, 2006) (View) (5 answers)
  • please help, i work at wells fargo, springfield, il united healthcare help (Nov 22, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Please help, stuck in Philly w/ Personal choice!!! (Jul 25, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please nelp,Cigna asked for diet history,what do I say to be sure I am accepted? (Aug 11, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Please Read if you Belong to a Self-Insured Group (May 1, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please recommend a insurance for me (Jan 5, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please respond if you have been approved or denied by Dean Health Plan in Wisconsin. (Jun 12, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Please share recent experiences with Trigon Keycare PPO. (Aug 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • PLEASE TELL ME WHICH EMPLOYERS OFFER CIGNA IN BOISE IDAHO!! (Aug 29, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Point of service ?any one have any luck? (Jun 26, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • POS/ Has any one in philadelphia gotten cover from this group???? (Mar 11, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • post-op~NEW Insurance~United~Harvard Pilgrim OR Tufts?? HELP! (May 9, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Pre Existing and Exclusions. (Dec 1, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Pre op's looking for info about Medicare coverage? (Jun 13, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Principal insurance (Sep 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Priority Health may not cover. . . How do you go about getting Secondary Coverage? (Apr 6, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Priority Health Michigan (Apr 11, 2005) (View) (1 answer)
  • Progressive Auto Insurance and WLS (May 22, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Purchasing Individual policies (May 2, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Question about Letters of Medical Necessity from PCP (May 16, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Question about Regence HMO Oreon (Jul 18, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Questions about TRI CARE (Oct 16, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • RE: LAP RNY - Does anyone know of an approved LAP RNY doctor in the NJ area (Oct 28, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Reasonable and Customary? Who decides? (Feb 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Received a letter from Regence BS stating that as of 01/01/00 they no longer pre-apr (Jan 20, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Recent diet history required? (Oct 24, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Regence bcbs of oregon IAM workers (Apr 20, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, HMO Oregon (Jan 29, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Regency Blue Shield of Idaho (Oct 16, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Regency Blue Shield???? (Aug 23, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • REVISION TO PREVIOUS QUESTION UHC POS IL (Feb 14, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Run... Smack... Block Wall! Can ya relate? (Jul 28, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • RYN LAP insurance from J P Morgan Chase NC (Aug 9, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Seeking A VA Hospital in Texas doing WLS (Jul 2, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Seeking Employess of Frederick Memorial Hospital. (Feb 27, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Seeking known Surgeons w/in the (May 22, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Seeking MI. Surgeon, whom in in the Aetna US Healthcare netwk (Aug 11, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Seeking MI. Surgeon, whom in in the Aetna US Healthcare netwk (Aug 11, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Seeking Oregonians who have purchased insurance that approved and paid for WLS (May 19, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Seeking those approved for open RNY by Weyco Hcap (Mar 16, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Seeking those with United Health Care and had surgery in the Jacksonville, FL area? (Aug 1, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Several questions re: Aetna (LONG be patient with me please) (Dec 5, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Should I be Worried? (May 26, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Should I continue with the process of approval? (Oct 18, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Should i go with Cigna Or Aetna in Minnesota to get approved (Jul 31, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Should I go with the Blue Cross HMO, or the PPO? (Feb 21, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Should I keep Anthembcbs or switch to Mplan by Friday (Apr 22, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Should I see my pcp first or got on to the surgeon......... (Feb 19, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Should I switch to Kaiser for WLS???? (Nov 2, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Should my medical group refer me out of network, due to lack of contract? (Mar 25, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • skin removal after surgery (Feb 15, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • Sleep Apnea (Aug 27, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • sombody posted a question about Medicaide (May 10, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Someone please look at this exclusion and let me know if it applies to WLS. (Aug 20, 2002) (View) (12 answers)
  • Something good finally comes out of Northern California Kaiser :}.............. (Nov 6, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • soon I'll be covered by Aetna HMO, How long should I wait before requesting approval (Aug 11, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Special plans unit for Alaska, disallowed as above usual and customary (Jul 15, 1999) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Special plans unit for Alaska, disallowed as above usual and customary (Jul 15, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Specific medically supervised diet that must be in your records to qualify for WLS? (Jun 16, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • State of Florida PPO Plan. Has anyone had difficulty getting approval for surgery? (Mar 27, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • State Standard Plan II (Jul 17, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Still confused about HMO vs PPO... (Jun 10, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Still hoping to hear from some Kaiser members located in the San Jose Bay Area. (Apr 23, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
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  • The Indian Health Service has turned me down. (Sep 19, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
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  • Thinking of purchasing individual insurance- has anyone else done this? (Jan 28, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • This is gonna sound stupid...but what chances do I have of blue cross blue shield of (May 21, 2001) (View) (11 answers)
  • This is Texas Rehab I am going through so What happens next? (Aug 18, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
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  • To persons denied surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas. (Nov 17, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • tomorrow I pick out the health insurance policy I want, my company (May 31, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Treatment of obesity exclusion in policy? (Oct 14, 1999) (View) (6 answers)
  • TRI CARE COVERAGE...FOR REVISION (May 14, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
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  • TriCare success rate? (Sep 8, 2001) (View) (11 answers)
  • TRICARE-Anyone w/this ins. out there been approved? (May 8, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
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  • Tummy tuck or breast reduction (Oct 1, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • tummy tuck/body lift (Dec 26, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • UHC DENIED FOR AN EXCLUSION BUT SAID WAS COVERES WHEN CALLED (May 25, 2005) (View) (3 answers)
  • UHC of FL EXCLUSION anyone approved? if so what to do? (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • UHC of KY exclusion - way around it, or company add it? (Mar 29, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • UHC OPTION PPO POLICY IS CONFUSING (Aug 12, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
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  • Unicare Individual policy in Texas... (Apr 30, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Uninsurable! How do I acquire insurance if I am Not insurable because I am obese? (Dec 29, 2005) (View) (5 answers)
  • United Healthcare of IL denied LAP as (Feb 20, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Universal is the plan I have....does anybody know if they will cover this? (May 30, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • update on insurance approval (Apr 1, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • USED MEDICARE FOR SURGERY (Jan 1, 2009) (View) (5 answers)
  • VA in San Francisco (Feb 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • VA insurance (Nov 23, 2007) (View) (4 answers)
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  • Waiting to see if ins will cover, Does anyone have Beechstreet ins? (Jun 19, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • WAL-MART, TARGET, LOWES, HOME DEPOT, ETC?? (Jul 19, 2002) (View) (9 answers)
  • Walmart and BCBS coverage What is the real situation? (Jun 6, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • Walmarts HMO options, had anyone gotten approval with one of them? (Mar 9, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Want to talk with anyone who has gotten approval for WLS from Kaiser (Apr 16, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Wanting info on Cigna HMO (specifically St. Louis). I'm nervously waiting!! (Mar 26, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • wanting to know anyone who has had wls with no comorbs with bmi of 47 (Nov 12, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • Was anyone required to get a pych. exam? (May 25, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • was denied after first letter heard in my area they always refuse (Sep 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Was I dreaming the other day or did i read a post that said... BC/BS of Michigan (Mar 14, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • Was told at surgeons office that BC/BS Highmark insurance was hard to get approval from? (Mar 26, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Washington State employees - if you have insurance through the PEBB, AETNA (Nov 2, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • Washington State ins. for people on Welfare and are disabled, but not yet approved? (Feb 11, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • we changed ins com right in the middle of my trying to get approved to have surgery. (Jul 22, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • We have changed our insurance because couldn't get approval. (Nov 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • We have submitted my appeal to aetna ppo this past thursday..Can (Oct 28, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • well, i have bad news!!!!!! (Dec 17, 2007) (View) (6 answers)
  • What about medicaid HMO's like Beacon or United health care in Florida (Jul 22, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What about Medicare? (May 27, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • What about the state of Louisiana? (Aug 13, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • What am I going to do? Insurance says it's not a medical necessity. (Jul 19, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • What am I up against? Anyone know.......... (Jan 25, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • What am I waiting for?? Approval.. (Feb 17, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • What amount of money do you need up front before surgery? (Mar 9, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • What are my chances for an Appeal? (Nov 27, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • What are my chances for approval? BC/BS Health Options plan (Feb 4, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • What are my chances in getting approved? (Mar 9, 2000) (View) (7 answers)
  • What are my chances of getting approved by SC medicaid w/o letter (Nov 8, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • What are my chances with AETNA PPO OPEN CHOICE,having very little (Sep 15, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • What are the co-morbidities that Medicare will approve for WLS? (May 30, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What are the reasons Coventry gives for declining you? (Mar 21, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • What are the Surgeons fees for the RNY procedure? (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • What can I do now? (Sep 29, 2000) (View) (8 answers)
  • What can I do to aide Texas Rehab in reaching my Goal? (Aug 4, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What companies do those of you with Aetna work for? (Feb 5, 2001) (View) (11 answers)
  • What companies in Utah have insurance that covers the bypass? (Oct 26, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • What do I do my insurance co. doesn't want to pay after I had surgery. Help! (Feb 22, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What do I do next, I was denied? (Oct 16, 2001) (View) (8 answers)
  • What do I need for a 2nd appeal? I will be going before the committee? (Jun 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What do I need to help my approval? (Jan 22, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • What do I need to provide for Tri-Care Prime (Nov 13, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • What do I need to take to my first surgeons appointment for Aetna PPO? (Aug 4, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • What do you have to do to go through Texas Rehab for the Surgery??? (Oct 12, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What do you think about an exclusion like this? (Sep 30, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
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  • WHAT DOCTORS IN THE NEW YORK AREA ACCEPT MEDICAID? (Oct 26, 2005) (View) (6 answers)
  • What doctors, hospital and/or weight loss facilities accept medicaid? (Jul 24, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • What does CIGNA require for WLS BMI 38 (Jun 17, 2008) (View) (2 answers)
  • What does Fiserv have to do with willis of kansas?? (Jun 16, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What does this really mean? (Jun 4, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • What does this statement mean? (Jul 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What Dr. in the Fresno area will accept payment in full for my WLS(lapo R)? (Jan 17, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What else could go wrong? I want to have micro pouch. (Feb 27, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What exactly do they consider Medically necessary for Medicare? (Jan 21, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • what exactly do they consider to be a co-morbidity? trying to get approved!! (Mar 4, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • What exactly is the critera for surgery? (Feb 3, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • What GEM Care's criteria to approve WLS? (Jul 17, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What happens ? My insurer doesn't even list Bariatric surgeons (Dec 7, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • What happens now? (Aug 16, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • What happens with aftercare when I change insurance? (Aug 28, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • What has happened to (Mar 11, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • What history is required before you can be considered for approval? (Aug 9, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • What if the insurance recomends another diet- THE OPTIFAST PROGRAM- (Mar 4, 2001) (View) (9 answers)
  • what info do they need for approval? BC/BS OF MICH. PPO COMMUNITY BLUE (Jun 30, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What is a Gastroenterologist? (Nov 26, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • What is Aetna's wording.... (May 21, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • What is anyones experience with BC/BS of Georgia? (Jun 20, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • what is approval timeframe with bcbs-alabama/ppo through bellsouth? (Feb 27, 2003) (View) (4 answers)
  • What is BPD/DS? (May 11, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What is important to include when writing to my insurance carrier regarding approval? (May 2, 2004) (View) (2 answers)
  • What is Kaiser doing now about approvals? (Jan 18, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • What is need for approval of BC/BS PPO Community Blue of Michigan (Jul 1, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • What is the average response time from United Healthcare POS? (Mar 3, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • What is the best insurance to cover Lap RNY for the State of Michigan? (Mar 12, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • What is the best way to handle Aetna???? (Mar 19, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • What is the ICD-9 code for weight control? (Dec 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What is the out of pocket cost w/ BC/BS fed. for LAP bypass WLS (May 24, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • What is the success rate for Patients with Aetna PPO getting approved for DS (Jan 15, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What is the total out of pocket expense for a Humana HMO from south FLorida? (Jul 2, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What is Vocational or Rehab Commission (Jul 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What is your experience with BC/BS of Fla, Health Options (Jul 18, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What kind of denials has anyone received from Allmerica? (Aug 8, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • What percentage of total wls cost did Aetna PPO pay for you? (Oct 28, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • What requirements does United Healthcare POS need to approve? (Mar 4, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What specific guidelines does Cigna HMO in Nashville use to determine (Feb 5, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • What the difference in Medicaid and an HMO medicaid plan? (Aug 24, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • What to do after appeal is sent? (Jan 8, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • What to do next? (Jun 30, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • what type of insurance from bcbs i should get and what kinda hoops ill have to jump (Nov 3, 2005) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • What's the differnce between Medicare insurance and Voc Rehab insurance? (Apr 23, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • When Drs. office says they handle it all, should i not call Champus? (Oct 10, 2001) (View) (4 answers)
  • When I called my BCBS of Mich. to get information (Oct 12, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • When I called my BCBS of Mich. to get information (Oct 12, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • When I called my BCBS of Mich. to get information (Oct 12, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • When I got my approval letter in February, I called immediately to find out what my o (Jul 28, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Where can I find a dr that takes Health Alliance in IL?? (May 15, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Where do I go from here (Feb 21, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Where should I start on getting insurance approval for this surgical procedure? (Aug 28, 1999) (View) (4 answers)
  • Where should I start on getting insurance approval for this surgical procedure? (Aug 28, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Where to go from here. A little confused? Atena Ppo-open Choice (Jun 10, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • where to turn to now (Dec 23, 1999) (View) (2 answers)
  • Which companies are likely to cover WLS? (Nov 15, 2002) (View) (8 answers)
  • Which Doctors take medicaid or medicare in NY State? (Oct 19, 2002) (View) (2 answers)
  • Which federal insurance plan is (Oct 19, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Which insurances are changing WLS coverage for 2003? (Nov 1, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Which is better BLUE CROSS PPO, OR BLUE SHILD PPO? (Jul 14, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Which is better to approve me for WLS, BC/BS HMO or PPO? (Dec 13, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Which one to choose? (Nov 9, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Which to choose? PPO or DPP? (Feb 16, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Who are the Drs. that United Healthcare have in their network for DS? (Mar 1, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Who can I go to for a supervised weight loss? It seems that the (May 15, 2004) (View) (4 answers)
  • Who does the laparoscopic RNY that is an in-network or preferred provider? (Aug 7, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Who has been approved after initial denial?? (May 19, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Who has been approved with Health link, how long did it take (Jan 7, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • who has GHI insurance and was approved? (Feb 20, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • WHO IN CINCINNATI OR NORTHERN KY WILL DO A REVISION (Dec 19, 2009) (View) (2 answers)
  • WHO KNOWS DOCTORS IN DALLAS THAT ACCEPT CIGNA POS? (Jan 18, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Who pays for this surgery? (Jan 21, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Who Pays the Other 20%? (Jan 6, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Who takes a Medical Card in ILL? (Jan 14, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Who takes it in/near NYC (May 16, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Who's been denied by insurance carrier and had to appeal to employer (Aug 2, 2001) (View) (5 answers)
  • Why am I getting a bill from champus for Labs? (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • Why am I getting the run around with Cigna? (Oct 27, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Why can't I get a definitive answer from anybody? DESPERATE... (Dec 17, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Why do different BC/BS plans ask for different info?? (Aug 24, 2001) (View) (6 answers)
  • Why does Guardian Ins. considers lap-band surgery, cosmetic surgery? (Aug 21, 2003) (View) (3 answers)
  • Why does it seem that BCBS of IL has different requirements regarding approval ? (Mar 19, 2004) (View) (6 answers)
  • Why is it that Blue Cross of MI - approves other DR's patients faster? (Apr 30, 2000) (View) (5 answers)
  • Why would I be denied by Tricare if I meet the requirments? (Feb 22, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Why would the clinical review coordinator call me? (Sep 6, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Will Aetna USHealthcare cover the BPD/DS? (Dec 13, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Will an insurance reduce costs by having the WLS done in another state? (Nov 17, 1999) (View) (7 answers)
  • will bc/bs ppo cover out of state doctors? (May 31, 2000) (View) (3 answers)
  • Will Cigna approve Weight loss surgery? (Feb 23, 2002) (View) (5 answers)
  • Will DR visits affect insurance approval? (Dec 15, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • will gastric bypass be covered under medicaid for miami county - piqua, ohio (Oct 28, 2003) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Will health care through medicaid cover my surgery? (Aug 12, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • will i need to have supervised diets still???????????????? (Nov 14, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • Will I need to meet with my primary Dr. first? (Sep 15, 2001) (View) (2 answers)
  • Will insurance pay even though you have an exclusion in your policy? (May 14, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Will insurance typically cover the cost of the psych eval? I have MI Blue Cross/Blue (Jun 7, 2001) (View) (3 answers)
  • Will keystone east POS approve the DS? (Nov 9, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • will med card coverr if inc dont (Aug 9, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Will Medi-Cal really pay for LAP surgery? (Jun 11, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Will Medicaid insurance through the state approve my surgery if i have Humana? (Aug 18, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Will medicare pay for first visit with dietician? (Mar 11, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Will Medicare pay for WLS/fundoplication together? (Oct 14, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Will newly purchased individual insurance cause alot of problems (Jul 6, 2003) (View) (2 answers)
  • Will Premera Blue Cross HealthPlus approve the surgery? (Aug 15, 2002) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • will presbyterian salud cover the operation to loose weight? (Oct 19, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Will state assistance, (medicaid, Title 19) cover this surgery? (Dec 2, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • Will they approve me? (May 24, 1999) (View) (3 answers)
  • Will they pay? BC/BS of Fl. Prefered Patient Care (Aug 4, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • will this exclusion pay for wls (Jan 26, 2002) (View) (6 answers)
  • Will Unicare pay? (Dec 28, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Will United Health Care pay for Bariatric Treatment Center and if so, how much? (Nov 3, 2000) (View) (4 answers)
  • Will Veterans Administration cover the surgery? (Sep 2, 2003) (View) (1 answer)
  • Wisconsin Community Care program (Apr 6, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • wisconsin medicaid (Nov 15, 2000) (View) (1 answer)
  • With Aetna PPO in Texas, should I be expecting a long fight? (Jun 20, 2002) (View) (4 answers)
  • WITH AN EXCLUSION CLAUSE OF (Sep 2, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • With this criteria, what are my chances ?Aetna Letter for Approval (Feb 25, 2001) (View) (1 answer)
  • With United Healthcare EPO in MS, what is needed to get approved for wls? (Jan 13, 2006) (View) (1 answer)
  • WLS approval despite clearly stated WLS exclusion? (Oct 30, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Work at GE in cincinnati which insurance is better for this (Aug 8, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Would a WLS be covered in State Farms' (Dec 9, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Would appreciate greatly any resource help to expedite this process. (Aug 15, 2000) (View) (2 answers)
  • Would I have a better chance with MethodistCare PPO? (Jan 9, 2002) (View) (1 answer)
  • Would I have a problem getting my insurance to approve surgery for morbid obesity? (Aug 4, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • Would I have a problem getting my insurance to approve surgery for morbid obesity? (Aug 4, 1999) (View) (1 answer)
  • would like any and all stories dealing with access med plus tenncare. (Jul 23, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Would like to hear from anyone who has TUHP/POS insurance in the houston area?? (May 24, 2001) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Would like to know how much you paid for your proceedures. (Jun 11, 2002) (View) (10 answers)
  • Would some of you who have been approved for a distal gastric bypass... (Jul 26, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • Written exclusion ... but isn't there a way around THIS one? (Jan 2, 2002) (View) (3 answers)
  • You'll never guess.... (Apr 3, 2000) (View) (8 answers)
  • ~Maybe we can make a difference~ (Mar 13, 2000) (View) (6 answers)
  • ~Maybe we CAN~ (Mar 14, 2000) (View) (23 answers)
  • ~Not really a question, A address and Link to John Alden~ (Mar 15, 2000) (View) (no answers yet; please post yours!)
  • ~Not Sure what they are really saying~ (Jul 27, 2000) (View) (9 answers)


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