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I am financing due to being 38.5 bmi. The advantage is that I can be scheduled two weeks after meeting the surgeon! I believe the lapband is best for me. Anyone else financing?

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Curiosity got me.... you want a lapband but your screen name is gastricsleeve2018?


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I was thinking the same thing...

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6 hours ago, GastricSleeve2018 said:

I believe the lapband is best for me.

Your member name defies me.

You are not going to have a lap band, surely? The success of gastric sleeve operations in substantially higher than lap band.

I'm confused.

Please explain.

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Sent the sleeve. It was a typo LOL. I'm getting the gastric sleeve the second week of June and I don't know how to at my post. Please be kind.

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and yes, I would never get a lap band. I have not heard of any long-term success as it seems to slip even years and years after being put in. My mom got a gastric sleeve six months ago and has had success.

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Good luck on your journey and to answer your question, no sorry I didn’t finance. Insurance covered my surgeries.


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On 5/3/2018 at 10:01 PM, GastricSleeve2018 said:

I am financing due to being 38.5 bmi. The advantage is that I can be scheduled two weeks after meeting the surgeon! I believe the lapband is best for me. Anyone else financing?

I met with my surgeon today and I have a 36.9 BMI so I’ll be financing too. Waiting to hear from the finance rep to see how payments work. Did you have to do a down payment?

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On 5/7/2018 at 10:47 PM, gully90 said:

I met with my surgeon today and I have a 36.9 BMI so I’ll be financing too. Waiting to hear from the finance rep to see how payments work. Did you have to do a down payment?

Nope!

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On 05/27/2018 at 08:23, GastricSleeve2018 said:





Nope!


Yes mine was pay in full!! So June 6th here I come

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I was self pay and had gastric bypass surgery on 5/30 :)

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I too am financing / self pay.

I was going to go with Prosper but I did not like their interest rate. I am getting a loan from my credit union.

Prosper was very nice to work with.

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Hi all - Am very upset to have learned that my "top flight" BCBS PPO will not approve my DS (being done 9 years after a sleeve). Have you found financing through your hospital billing/financial assistance office to be an option? Can't believe I may have to self pay.

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Hi all - Am very upset to have learned that my "top flight" BCBS PPO will not approve my DS (being done 9 years after a sleeve). Have you found financing through your hospital billing/financial assistance office to be an option? Can't believe I may have to self pay.
Will they pay for RNY gastric bypass instead, or they won't pay for any bariatric surgery?

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