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Hello All,

Quick question. I've read on here that you can get the Gastric sleeve paid for through Medicaid. I was told by my PCP as well who recommended. I originally was going through my insurance but due to decrease in hours I've lost my insurance. I am currently in medically needy Florida share of cost $1400. I am unfamiliar with the process but I think after calling enough places I have a better understanding. When calling around to local surgeons, I can't find anyone that takes medically needy share of cost or straight Medicaid just Medicaid humana. I am willing to drive around Florida if necessary. Anyone with recent success?

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20 hours ago, mai__lee said:

Hello All,

Quick question. I've read on here that you can get the Gastric sleeve paid for through Medicaid. I was told by my PCP as well who recommended. I originally was going through my insurance but due to decrease in hours I've lost my insurance. I am currently in medically needy Florida share of cost $1400. I am unfamiliar with the process but I think after calling enough places I have a better understanding. When calling around to local surgeons, I can't find anyone that takes medically needy share of cost or straight Medicaid just Medicaid humana. I am willing to drive around Florida if necessary. Anyone with recent success?

I have no experience with this in particular but Is it possible to just change over to the Medicaid Humana plan? Another tip is to call (Medicaid hotline) as ask for a list of providers that accept only Medicaid.

Good Luck ❤️

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