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has anyone used Indiana Medicaid Insurance for WLS? and also is it hard to get approved with Medicaid

I have Indiana HIP. I started the process just a little over 2 months ago. Everything done, just waiting on surgery date.

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Oakland City Indiana. North of Evansville. I have had 2 appointments with the doctor, 2 more to go then meet with the surgeon hopefully to schedule a surgery date. Super Excited!! :D

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Washington Indiana here! (: for those not familiar... I'm about 45 mins north of Evansville, 2 hours south of Indy and 15 mins from Vincennes. My surgery will be in Carmel with Dr. Diaz. I go Wednesday bright and early to Carmel for my preop testing and evaluation! My BMI is crazy high plus I have a couple comorbidities so my insurance approval was quite fast. I received my letter stating approval 4 months and 4 days after my initial consult. I am 31 yrs old and unfortunately/fortunately on Medicare/Medicaid. I was deemed disabled 2 years ago this month due to ocular histoplasmosis. I am 100% blind in my left eye and have currently lost about 35% of vision in my right eye. My good one hemorrhages and I have to get injections to stop the bleeding or it scars quickly and I lose vision. Unfortunately my eyesight will never return and so far there is no corrective treatment. The decision to have gastric bypass is one that took me quite some time to make. Hah I was so on the fence for soooooo long! Now being blind, I need to reinvent ME! The new ME won't be this big. She will be healthy, happy, and flourishing for the rest of her life!

I wish you all, all the best wherever you might be in your journey! (:

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