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  1. BlackHeart80

    Newbie - BMI and insurance

    Thanks guys. I really appreciate the advice!
  2. BlackHeart80

    Newbie - BMI and insurance

    @LadyVS Thank you. I've heard about these different weigh ins and how people can become disqualified because of their BMI dropping below the minimum. Especially if you have to follow a supervised diet plan for 6 months, I would lose weight doing it, but I wouldn't be able to maintain it without the surgery. Am I just reading it wrong?
  3. Hi everyone, I am 5ft 6" and weigh 250lbs, which puts me right at a BMI of 40, which meets my insurance guidelines to consider bariatric surgery. I'm worried that I'll lose weight before I get approved, so when do they record my weight and BMI for insurance? If I lose too much during the pre op stage, will they say "oh well you're not going to meet the criteria for surgery now as you're under the BMI of 40 with no comorbidities"? For some reason that's getting me worked up.

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