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My information was submitted to my insurance company today for my revision from sleeve to bypass. I am praying that I get an approval fast, so ready for this surgery to work this time. I graduate in July with my BS and hoping that I am well after the surgery to walk across the stage. Praying I get approved and have the surgery in May. My surgeon stated that my insurance company takes about a month for approval praying it doesn’t take a month for approval.

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Keep in mind that not only does it take up a month for approval from insurance, but your surgeon's office is probably already booking surgeries out six weeks in advance too, so it might take some time to get on their schedule.

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Yep that's what the gap for me worked out to be, 7/17 to 9/05 2018. A few get lucky and get theirs quicker, but 6 weeks seems universal.

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I was approved right away but had to wait another 2 months for my surgery.

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