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Was wondering how long was the approval process? Did you have to complete the 6 months supervised weight loss?

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Was wondering how long was the approval process? Did you have to complete the 6 months supervised weight loss?

I personally had to do 6 months of diet classes that my hospital offered. Approval was less than a week.

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I have the same insurance but in NJ. I am just worried about the weight.. 6 consecutive appointments for NUT and then I'm ready. 5 more to go just stressing the weight right now

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I did everything. Sorry for the late response. But, I just finished the pulmonary testing, I saw the psych doctor, I saw the cardiologist and I just need to finish up my 4 more nutrition appointments. I am from NJ

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