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I have United Healthcare and it took two weeks. There was a holiday during the two weeks. My doctor's office and I both called several times to check the status to try and move things more quickly

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BCBS MI and didn't have to get pre-approved. As long as surgeons office covered all of their bases, they just gave me a date.

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BCBS of NJ same day. But it took my doctors office 4 days because the person in charge of insurances was out of the office. I called myself to follow up and this is how I found out. According to the person in charge of my case with BCBS said my doctors office sent more paper work then required so they had everything in their hands at once. Didn't have to request more stuff which prolongs the process.

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BCBS Illinios, it took a week.

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I also have BCBS- Iowa and mine was less than 24 hours as well! They must believe it will help! Who knows?? :D

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