I need help paying for weight loss surgery

by Nicole
(Harlingen, TX, USA)

I am looking for a reliable source to help me cover the cost of the Gastric Sleeve procedure. I meet all the requirements for the procedure however my insurance does not cover any part of it.

I do not have the best credit score cause I just went through credit consolidation. Can anyone give me advice?

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Information about Paying for Weight Loss Surgery
by: Jeffrey Quinlan

Hi Nicole,

First, if you receive insurance through your employer it may be worth it to talk with your HR department about adding bariatric surgery to the plan. Before you do, thoroughly review the Business Reasons to Add Bariatric Surgery to Your Company's Health Insurance Plant (you can also refer your HR representative to that page).

You should also take a look at our Financing Bariatric Surgery page.

It includes several suggestions for paying for weight loss surgery without insurance, many of which you can "mix and match" depending on your situation.

The following pages may also be of interest:

- Unsecured Medical Loans
- Secured Medical Loans
- Free Weight Loss Surgery - Is It Possible? (grants, government assistance and charity care)

Good luck, and please keep us posted by clicking "click here to post comments" below!


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by: tigerlilly

I'm having the sleeve and I'm one of the lucky ones that my work will take care of it.... but everyone without insurance who I have talked to went thought Care Credit. You can fill out the application online.

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by: Regina

I am in need of help! I have spoken with my dr & she recommends gastric sleeve for me as she had done herself. However my husband has not had stable employment for over a year & I lost my instance coverage. My credit is horrible due to his unemployment so care credit & such is not an option. Are there any options?

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by: Sheila

I have had weight issues since I was a teen. I have tried every diet there is. I exercise still nothing. I'm a diabetic, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol,. I have depression due to weight. I've tried phen phen, phenterimine you name it. If there is any help I pray you choose me. Thank you.

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by: TimothyR

The solutions you are talking about are working for me. I also is recommended to have weight loss surgery but I have not proper income plan. Thank you for your guidance in this regard. I go for the company's health insurance. My friend advised me to consult with Assignment help Australia for my research work and it was a nice experience. Thanks.

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by: Seaching for years

I to have been searching for help for the surgery and everywhere I turned it is a dead end. I do have health insurance but my job has excluded this surgery. I did get approve for credit with care credit but it did not even cover half of the procedure. To say the least, I did not use the credit because it does not cover the entired procedure, so I am right back where I started from. I cant afford to take out several different loans with several different entities. The payment on the small loan from care credit is $349.00 per month, go figure.

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by: Kathy

I am a 44 yr old housewife. I am morbidly obese. I have been to a seminar and found a good Dr but my husbands ins doesn't cover it. I weigh 348. I am active. I watch my grandchildren. But if I don't loose weight I won't live to see them grow up. I have tried so many things trying to loose it. My joints hurt all the time. Plz help me

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