on 4/5/21 6:01 pm
Greetings from Arkansas!
I've been lurking for a while now and thought it was time to jump in and say hello. I'm hoping to have a sleeve done in the coming months and have my first appt with my doctor next week. Our insurance has a specific exclusion for wls so I will be private pay. Been researching options for that.
Anyway - just wanted to say hello and that I am thankful for this site. I've been doing a lot of reading and have gained a lot of helpful insight.
on 4/6/21 2:34 pm
Hello! Thank you for the kind reply. I actually spent my childhood and teens in California - the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles to be exact. I hope your post-op period has gone well and that things have been successful after your procedure.
on 4/7/21 6:45 am
Thank you - wishing the same to you...
on 4/7/21 7:50 am
Hello Lara! Some of the doctors offices work with programs that can help you with a payment plan. Hopefully the doctor you chose will. Best of luck and look forward to your updates.
on 4/7/21 8:01 am
The doctor's office did give me the name of a personal loan company (Prosper) - they don't do care credit. But we weren't considering that anyway as the interest rate is so high. I think we are going to cash in a retirement annuity account. If necessary we may go with either Light Stream or So Fi for a loan - they seem to keep showing up on top of "best of" lists.