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What plan do you have with Medicaid?? I have WellCare and am almost done with my requirements.

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It's going to depend on your state rules. In Ohio at the hospital I'm planning mine at it is 3 months of dietary consulting in addition to surgeon's own requirements. My son's insurance Caresource requires 9 months, Medicare itself,only required I be over 40 BMI or if under that comorbities would be needed. I am the unhappy bearer of 46-47 BMI SO I didn't have to worry about meeting criteria. All I have to do is get my current program and surgeon to agree to do it, actually I fulfilled twice in my former program, they just refused me the surgery, bottom line.I never knew another person this happened to so it must be rare.[emoji20]

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Actually call and find out then search (Google) for surgeons that will accept it.
I have NYS Fidelis and was sleeved in Nov '17



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Actually call and find out then search (Google) for surgeons that will accept it.
I have NYS Fidelis and was sleeved in Nov '17



I found 2 places that take my insurance...I'm going to call them Monday so I can know for sure what the requirements are?

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I have Amerigroup in Maryland

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I’m not really sure about Amerigroup. When I first decided to have surgery I googled the requirements for my insurance. I needed a BMI of 35 or higher with at least one comorbidity, 6 months of physician supervised diet, labs, UGI, Psychological evaluation, sleep Study, and a few other things. Google the requirements for Amerigroup, but I know there are a lot of people on here that have your same insurance.


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