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does anyone know if you were to weigh-in on surgery below the BMI that you got approved with, if insurance will deny the surgery?

When I started this process, I was 252 at 5'5, just barely qualifying with a 41.7 BMI. I am waiting on my surgery date (pre-op nutrition class is tomorrow) and I just weighed myself and I am at 245.7 which is a BMI of 40.9. I'm worried that if I drop too low before surgery, that when the surgery is actually submitted to insurance-it will be denied. I was approved already, but anyone else go through this or do they just use your starting weight?

Thanks in advance!

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They go by your starting weight!! My surgeon said I could lose as much as I was able to prior to surgery. Good luck!!!

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