Metro Bariatrics - Amir Moazzez MD, FACS

Participating Insurances and their Requirements

Many insurance programs will cover the cost of surgery. However, it is your responsibility to confirm that your insurance company provides coverage for morbid obesity. Please keep in mind that some insurance carriers may have specific exclusion criteria or requirements to be met before weight loss surgery is covered.

The information provided below is not a guarantee of payment OR of benefits. This information is used solely for informational purposes. The requirements stated below are general requirements and can differ depending on individual. For more information please contact your insurance company.

Potential requirements for weight loss surgery include, but are not limited to:

Request for insurance authorization for coverage of your surgery will be submitted after your evaluation to determine whether you are a surgical candidate. Once approved, the date of surgery will be determined between you and our surgical coordinator.

You may pay for the surgery yourself if insurance coverage is not provided. There are also several financing options available through participating banks.