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Hey guys! This is my first post here! I just wanted to share that I’ve been approved by my insurance for VSG!! I have Cigna insurance, and I only had to have one nutrition recommendation, one psych recommendation, a letter recommending me for surgery from a doctor who isn’t the surgeon (my PCP provided this), and a letter from the surgeon recommending me for surgery. The whole process took a couple of weeks because of my schedule, but I got the green light! I DID NOT complete a 3 month or 6 month (or any months, for that matter) physician supervised diet. The letter from my PCP was very general and just listed that they had been monitoring my weight and all of the things I had tried at home (Atkins, Weight Watchers, etc...). Next is getting with the scheduled to get a date!! Good luck to everyone!

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That's great news. Good luck on your WLS journey.

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that's great I have cigna toand I did not have to do the 6 month process I did everything but my pcp visit caus I just recently found out my old pcp dropped me hopefully I can find a new one and get all my testing done and that she can write me a letter of neccesity

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Awesome, hope you get your date soon!

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7 hours ago, LessFee said:

Thanks! I finally caught up with the scheduler today! I’m scheduled for 07/24! So excited!!

Congrats!

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I was approved by CIGNA today! ONLY One GI nutrition counsel, PCP clear for surgery, Nut talked about the surgery and how is my support system in place, Pulm doc [I will be ok because I have asthma and need to talk with anesthetist], GI doc and his GI Physician Assistance (2 letters) recommended be for surgery and I have 4 co mobility (Asthma, GERD, fatty Liver dis and high chlo)

Sug is in Aug 2019 Boom Baby

Edited by vovo2013

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8 minutes ago, Quinnmedicinewoman said:

Way 2 go!

thank you... hard work but it does pay off! I can't wait for Aug 2019

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Congrats just got the call to that I’m approved to July 9th is the day
Congratulations!!!! I know that must feel like the best sound ever! Good luck!

Sent from my SM-N960U using BariatricPal mobile app

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6 hours ago, Loubotzz77 said:

Congrats just got the call to that I’m approved to July 9th is the day

Congratulations!!! That’s so exciting!!

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Way 2 go! Happy 4th! Good luck to you on the 9th.

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Going to be a Big Week for you, my dear! Please keep us updated as you go forward, I love those success stories.

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