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How many days has to be between each diet visit??

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Mine was 30 but insurances  and doctors differ

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It's my understanding that it has to be no more than 30, right around 30, must be every 30 days.

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I had to do once a month and the dietician schedule all 6 of them up front so they could control the frequency.

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It's my understanding that it has to be no more than 30, right around 30, must be every 30 days.
Mine was the same. I have Anthem BCBS.

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54 minutes ago, Briswife15 said:

Mine was the same. I have Anthem BCBS.

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I just got information back from my doctor and they said as long as they are 26-30 then it's good. I have Anthem BCBS as well, how did your approval process go? @Briswife15

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Whatever you do, never never never miss one--even if you have a gain for a month! It starts the clock over from scratch! Good luck!

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I just got information back from my doctor and they said as long as they are 26-30 then it's good. I have Anthem BCBS as well, how did your approval process go? [mention=339061]Briswife15[/mention]
My approval process with Anthem was smooth and quick. Hopefully yours will be, too!!

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10 minutes ago, Briswife15 said:

My approval process with Anthem was smooth and quick. Hopefully yours will be, too!!

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I hope so my 6 month diet will end in the second week of dec. and they want to get me in before the end of the month so I don’t have to pay so much. I’ll pay $800 this year compared to $5k next year!

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It is variable depending upon insurance company. Mine was for six months, implicitly every month but not specified as such, Between my schedule and my doc's we only had about four meetings during that six months and that was fine. Other companies, as others have noted, are a lot fussier and must be no more than a month apart (they're looking for an excuse to deny you!)

Check with the exact wording of their policy bulletin, which should be available on their website, or have the surgeon's insurance coordinator interpret it for you.

Good luck!

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31 minutes ago, RickM said:

It is variable depending upon insurance company. Mine was for six months, implicitly every month but not specified as such, Between my schedule and my doc's we only had about four meetings during that six months and that was fine. Other companies, as others have noted, are a lot fussier and must be no more than a month apart (they're looking for an excuse to deny you!)

Check with the exact wording of their policy bulletin, which should be available on their website, or have the surgeon's insurance coordinator interpret it for you.

Good luck!

Thank you for that information, I need everything to go as smooth as possible 🤞🏻🤞🏻

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Check with your insurance, I was told that it had to be 30 days, and if it went over 30 days, I would have to restart my nutrition journey. But everybody has a different plan and insurance company

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22 hours ago, FluffyChix said:

Whatever you do, never never never miss one--even if you have a gain for a month! It starts the clock over from scratch! Good luck!

THIS x a million!!!!

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