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2 hours ago, LadySin said:

Ask your surgeon because the hospital may supply you with one as well, so you'll have 2, awesome! The order my doc gave to the hospital says place binder on patient in pre-op

hey...definitely good to know! When I saw that it helps pain, I wanted to make sure I have one. If they give me an extra, that would be good as well, but considering not being able to bathe for couple of days, I will probably want a clean one.

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Well, I haven't talked to my surgeon's office yet, so it's not official, but I saw my approved pre-auth on my insurance portal and it's dated for 1/17/19 so I think I have a date!

Should be starting my pre-op diet right after New Year's if I'm right. Which is nice, I won't be on the diet over my birthday lol.

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14 minutes ago, Syrina said:

Well, I haven't talked to my surgeon's office yet, so it's not official, but I saw my approved pre-auth on my insurance portal and it's dated for 1/17/19 so I think I have a date!

Should be starting my pre-op diet right after New Year's if I'm right. Which is nice, I won't be on the diet over my birthday lol.

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Well then we will be twins.

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Talked with my insurance and they said I was approved with a scheduled surgery date of January 2, 2019. I chuckled a little bit when the insurance told me that. Because my final decision appointment is January 3rd with the surgeon and nutritionist.

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Can you get that appointment moved up any? Otherwise it could. be a Very Interesting start to 2019.

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You will do well with at your right time, THE Marine. A thought for you
Life is not about finding yourself as much as creating yourself---- George Bernard Shaw.
So you will be a a new , renovated. and wonderful Marine, stay strong ,proud, and committed!😝

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Talked with my insurance and they said I was approved with a scheduled surgery date of January 2, 2019. I chuckled a little bit when the insurance told me that. Because my final decision appointment is January 3rd with the surgeon and nutritionist.
I just talked to my surgeon's office and they told me the pre-auth date is just a placeholder. Maybe yours is too?

(of course mine may be accurate because that's the earliest I can do it since they require payment two weeks in advance and I can't pay until I have next year's FSA)

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And just think @Greenbean, since you will be a RnY, you truly will be our French Green bean. Pretty cool!

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Today will be my last visit with the nutritionist and my per-op appointment is on the 3rd of January
Cross my fingers all is well and ready for surgery on the 18th January
So nervous and stressed got my period two weeks apart ..
Really need to try to relax

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On 12/21/2018 at 11:01 AM, Briswife15 said:

Just heard from Anthem, and they Approved my RNY!!! I see the surgeon on January 8th to sign the papers and pick a surgery date!! This is finally getting real!!

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Congratulations! I haven't talked to you since November..so glad to see you've been approved!!

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