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Hello everyone!! Yesterday I had all of my paper work submitted to my insurance company. Highmark BCBS (PA) anyone else have this insurance!? How did the approval process go for you?

I know every case is different but just looking for some others with same insurance for their experience. I am nervous about the approval process.

Thanks.

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it depends on your employer and the insurance, I have BCBS of Utah and they cover bariatric but my company opted out of this plan , so needless to say my surgery wasnt covered..... as long as you did all the steps you should be fine

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I agree with lisa2job. I had highmark at the beginning and everything was covered, then in the middle of the process, the Pa Fair Care Program was done away with. So I am now with the federal pre-existing condition insurance program and the surgery was covered just like it was on Highmark. What part of Pa are you from.

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I agree with lisa2job. I had highmark at the beginning and everything was covered' date=' then in the middle of the process, the Pa Fair Care Program was done away with. So I am now with the federal pre-existing condition insurance program and the surgery was covered just like it was on Highmark. What part of Pa are you from.[/quote']

South of Pittsburgh, about 60 miles... Uniontown/Carmichaels area.

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I live south of Pittsburgh also, around the McKeesport Area, Elizabeth Township to be exact.

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I have BC/BS in Pa and my employer has the bariatric rider on the policy. My file was submitted to them on Monday of this week, and I just got my approval today (Thursday). Good luck!

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Who is your surgeon?

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I am in Scranton and my surgeon is Dr. Gary Neale

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Just wanted to update! This Monday I called to Check on the progress.. And I was informed that my file has been in the wrong department they don't know where the mix up was.. But told me I need to call surg office and have them resend.

So.. This Monday had it submitted (to the correct department) and Tuesday I received a phone call that I was approved!!!!! Yay ????????

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