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I have an appointment with my regular Dr in a couple days to talk about getting sent out to a bariatric surgeon. I was just hoping if anyone could give me an idea of the requirements Alliance requires for the surgery? I read where you have to be enrolled in Weight Watchers or a similar program in the last 2 years for them to approve it. Any information would be extremely appreciated!

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Currently going through the same. With central alliance. Can you tell me what was required for you and where you had yours done?

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Currently going through the same. With central alliance. Can you tell me what was required for you and where you had yours done?
Hi same person different account [emoji1]


After talking to my Dr I had to do a seminar then they call to make an appointment from the surgeons office after you complete that. They require 6 months of weigh ins and if you miss one they will make you start from the beginning even if it's your last appointment. So make sure you go.


-psych eval


-dietician eval


-history and physical done by primary


-labs


-cardiac clearance


-gi clearence. This one wasn't a normal thing I was already seeing him so that's why it was required.


-support group agreement. That was done when I was given all my paperwork.


- no drug or alcohol clearence letter from primary


- 2 years of primary care records


- a nutrion class


- a hospital wellness class


After they get all that they submitted it and it was 2 weeks later I got the call to schedule. Then 2 weeks after that I had my surgery. I had mine done in Modesto.





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