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Michigan Medicaid

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Started by Joh, Mar 06, 2006 11:07 AM
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    Joh

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Posted March 6, 2006 - 11:07 AM

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:eek: I was wondering if anybody has/had medicaid in Michigan for the lap-band. What kind of problems (games) and headaches they put you through? I actually have what they call a spend down account which is like a co-pay every month that I use the insurance, but ANY info I can get on the medicaid will help.
Oh and I already know that I have to have a 12 month supervised diet :faint:

Thanks in advance,

Joh


    bandeddolphin

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 12:43 PM

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I am having it done and I have medicade i will asnwer anything you would like to know. where are you located at in MI?


    Chelle29

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 2:42 PM

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Do you have straight Medicaid????


    bandeddolphin

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 2:45 PM

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Do you have straight Medicaid????

no i don't i have mc clarin


    Chelle29

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 2:50 PM

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Did they say they would pay for it??? Because when I called Hurley for a friend they said only straight paid for it.


    bandeddolphin

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 2:58 PM

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my dr.'s office takes my insurance and yes it is being paid for in full and I even have a date! you need to call your insurance and find out there requirements.


    Chelle29

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 3:20 PM

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I have BCBS my best friend has the Medicaid and she too would like to get a lap band.


    bandeddolphin

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 3:24 PM

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well any questions i can answer on anything please feel free to ask. do you have the lap band done?


    Chelle29

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 3:37 PM

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I have my 1st appointment next week to talk with the surgueon about having lap band. When do you get your done????


    bandeddolphin

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Posted August 21, 2008 - 3:51 PM

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I have my 1st appointment next week to talk with the surgueon about having lap band. When do you get your done????

oh cool so your just starting your process? I have my band done in 26 more days. do you have any questions?


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