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Hi. I am one step away from sumitting all my information to BCBS and I am a nervous wreck. I have been reading so many stories of people being denied so, I was wondering if anyone had any experiance with my insurance provider? Any and all comments welcome please I need HELP!!!

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I was also nervous about getting denied with BCBS and they approved me immediately. I am waiting for a surgery date. Good luck!!

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Thanks so much for responding! I just see so many people here with higher BMI's and more health problems getting denied and I am just hoping my insurance is'nt as bad as some I have seen.

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I recently went to my first seminar and meeting with my Doctor and they checked out my insurance which is BCBS of Texas. They told me that my policy does cover the surgery but because it's a new policy that I must wait till Jan 2014 to have the surgery. Was completely bummed but I'm going to be working with my doctor to get everything I need done during this time and take it from there.

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Hi. I am one step away from sumitting all my information to BCBS and I am a nervous wreck. I have been reading so many stories of people being denied so' date=' I was wondering if anyone had any experiance with my insurance provider? Any and all comments welcome please I need HELP!!![/quote']

I have bcbs federal insurance. I had lap band in 2008 and they approved it within a week. I sent in to have the sleeve done and after 2 weeks they sent back saying they needed proof I had tried to lose weight with a dietician. I had that and sent it in. Took about a week and they approved it.

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Hi. I am one step away from sumitting all my information to BCBS and I am a nervous wreck. I have been reading so many stories of people being denied so' date=' I was wondering if anyone had any experiance with my insurance provider? Any and all comments welcome please I need HELP!!![/quote']

I've heard comments like oh you have bcbs? We should be able to get you approved. So.maybe bcbs is a good insurance with wls!

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I recently went to my first seminar and meeting with my Doctor and they checked out my insurance which is BCBS of Texas. They told me that my policy does cover the surgery but because it's a new policy that I must wait till Jan 2014 to have the surgery. Was completely bummed but I'm going to be working with my doctor to get everything I need done during this time and take it from there.

I also have BCBS/Tx and the surgery is covered! I have a PPO if that matters, I can scan you the information that they sent me if you want?

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I've heard comments like oh you have bcbs? We should be able to get you approved. So.maybe bcbs is a good insurance with wls!

Thanks this is just so nerve wracking!!

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I recently went to my first seminar and meeting with my Doctor and they checked out my insurance which is BCBS of Texas. They told me that my policy does cover the surgery but because it's a new policy that I must wait till Jan 2014 to have the surgery. Was completely bummed but I'm going to be working with my doctor to get everything I need done during this time and take it from there.

Wow that is horrible...so many dumb loopholes. Sorry to hear that but in the mean time u can starr changing ur habits so when u have the surgery u wont be overwhelmed by the change. Good luck!

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I've heard comments like oh you have bcbs? We should be able to get you approved. So.maybe bcbs is a good insurance with wls!

Thanks so much! Paperwork was sent out today so I have my fingers crossed!

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I had BCBS of Arkansas for public employees....100% exclusion on all obesity treatment! I wanted to have this surgery years ago! In Arkansas they thought teachers should not get obesity treatment, and be good examples for the kids! Yes, I'm still bitter lol

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Lovi... I would totally appreciate that information... I can send u my email. Ty!

Yes of course just send me your e-mail!

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I had BCBS of Arkansas for public employees....100% exclusion on all obesity treatment! I wanted to have this surgery years ago! In Arkansas they thought teachers should not get obesity treatment, and be good examples for the kids! Yes, I'm still bitter lol

WOW I would be livid!! You are making a choice to live a healthy lifestyle and that IS a good example for the kids!

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Hey I got my approval from bcbs of Texas ASAP too!! They are really good and the customer support is awesome. I just happened to call about something else and I asked and they said it was approved. Good luck

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