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Why won't insurance cover the sleeve for all of you? Just because you don't meet the BMI and such? After seeing how expensive it is. I feel so blessed. My insurance covered my surgery 100%

My insurance has an exclusion on bariatric surgery, they will not cover it no matter what BMI or comorvidities. I went to Mexico w/ dr. Ponce de leon, he has so much experience! I loved my experience and would definetly do it again! It cost me less than $6000 total, I flew alone and had an amazing coordinator who was always there for me as well as met other great new sleeve sisters/brother. I was going to have my surgery here in Texas for about $13000, but after all of my research specially on difference in experience level of surgeons, I am glad I went to Mexico!

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I am self pay 14,000. Includes everthing and post-op for one year. My insurance does cover it but you have to have atleast 5 years of medical proof that you have been obese and while i have been, i have NO proof. I would rather get my surgery done now than jump through the hoops and waist time only to get denied, I am so ready to get this done and change my life now-no more waiting!

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I paid around $14,000 in KC, MO. Mine includes everything and 3months of insurance for complications.

My insurance covers it but I am on the lower side of BMI and did not meet all criteria. My heart was set on it so I did not want to jump through hoops and take a chance of being denied. So glad I went with it. Best 14,000 I have spent and I am only 5 weeks post op!

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I'm in Tyler TX andI paid 12,000 plus I think it was $120.00 for the h-pylori test and my Dr required 1 nutrition class that was additional $100.

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I came across this site which gives you United States self pay prices for different bariatric surgery centers. I am considering going to Tijuana because I live in San Diego or if not Tijuana then Texas.

https://sites.google.com/site/bariatricsurgeryselfpay/self-pay---united-states

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I was self pay with Dr. Kim in Dallas. I don't regret a single penny. Cost was not the issue for me. I'm not rich, but i would have paid more if I had to. I wanted the best surgeon I could find within a certain radius.

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I came across this site which gives you United States self pay prices for different bariatric surgery centers. I am considering going to Tijuana because I live in San Diego or if not Tijuana then Texas.

https://sites.google.com/site/bariatricsurgeryselfpay/self-pay---united-states

Phoenixrise I live in Texas and I went to Tijuana to Dr. Ponce De Leon! I would do it again in a heart beat. Not only is he cheaper but has a lot more experience than most surgeons in the USA. I posted my surgery on YouTube if you are interested in watching it! Good luck in your journey!

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Hi! I am in Alabama. Because of my reflux history, my surgeon decided to do a EGD. I have a hiatal hernia, which will knock down my original price from 13,000 to 7500! Insurance is picking up the rest.

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When I go to pay for my surgery it will cost 16,800 with 2 year program. The only thing it does not include is labs. Bellingham, Washington

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I'm in Texas . Paying 14,000 total for everything Surgery May 30

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$18,000...must be because I am in DC. They all wanted like $25k for bypass. This area is so expensive. It got $15,900 from care credit. 0% interest for 18 months. I only owe $6000. Every extra penny I have goes to pay for this surgery. Even all the plastic surgeons out here are expensive.

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13,600 Harrisbirg PA

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