Bariatric Insurance Coverage.

Invest in your health.

Bariatric Insurance Coverage.

Invest in your health.

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The cost of weight loss surgery is more than just the surgery itself. In addition to the procedure, you will need to consider the costs associated with pre-surgery requirements and post-surgery lifestyle changes.

SAMA Bariatrics is a low acuity center. Find out what that means for your coverage and qualifications.

The cost of weight loss surgery is more than just the surgery itself. In addition to the procedure, you will need to consider the costs associated with pre-surgery requirements and post-surgery lifestyle changes.

SAMA Bariatrics is a low acuity center. Find out what that means for your coverage and qualifications.

Commercial Insurance Coverage.

We understand that the costs associated with weight loss surgery can be expensive. We accept most major commercial insurance carriers, including Medicaid and Medicare. 


Prior to having your insurance company pay for the bariatric procedure, you may have to complete the following criteria: 


*(Note that the criteria will range between different insurance providers)

If your insurance company requires you to have a referral prior to seeing our physicians, it is your responsibility to obtain this referral prior to your first visit.

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Commercial Insurance Coverage.

We understand that the costs associated with weight loss surgery can be expensive. We accept most major commercial insurance carriers, including Medicaid and Medicare. 


Prior to having your insurance company pay for the bariatric procedure, you may have to complete the following criteria: 


*(Note that the criteria will range between different insurance providers)

If your insurance company requires you to have a referral prior to seeing our physicians, it is your responsibility to obtain this referral prior to your first visit.

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Self Pay Pricing Bariatric Insurance Coverage

Self Pay.

We do offer self pay pricing for patients who do not have bariatric insurance coverage or prefer not to use their insurance to pay for surgery. The self pay price consists of a surgeon fee, a hospital fee, and a fee for the bariatric requirements.  Make sure that you understand what is covered before beginning scheduling your bariatric surgery appointment.

Self Pay.

We do offer self pay pricing for patients who do not have bariatric insurance coverage or prefer not to use their insurance to pay for surgery. The self pay price consists of a surgeon fee, a hospital fee, and a fee for the bariatric requirement. Make sure that you understand what is covered before beginning scheduling your bariatric surgery appointment.

Self Pay Pricing Bariatric Insurance Coverage

Clinical care teams committed to you.

When you request an appointment with our program, our clinical care team will gather your insurance information and give your insurance company a call to find out your specific bariatric insurance coverage and benefits.

Your clinical navigator will then provide you with all the information you need to make an informed financial decision, as well as provide you with self pay and financing options if requested.  

Understanding your bariatric insurance coverage and benefits.

We do advise all patients to check with their insurance company to make certain that our physicians are participating providers. To do so, you will:

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Call the number on the back of your insurance card.

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Ask the representative if your insurance plan includes obesity treatment and/or weight loss surgery as a covered benefit.

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Ask the representative to send a copy of the benefits plan via email and verify the coverage by looking specifically for Bariatric services.

Understanding your bariatric insurance coverage

Understanding your bariatric insurance coverage and benefits.

We do advise all patients to check with their insurance company to make certain that our physicians are participating providers. To do so, you will:

1. Call the number on the back of your insurance card.

2. Ask the representative if your insurance plan includes obesity treatment and/or weight loss surgery as a covered benefit.

3. Ask the representative to send a copy of the benefits plan via email and verify the coverage by looking specifically for Bariatric services.

Understanding your bariatric insurance coverage

Find out if you have bariatric insurance coverage.