How long does it take for insurance to approve gastric sleeve?

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asked Jul 20 in Weight Loss/Dieting by Michealhomchick (1,220 points)
How long does it take for insurance to approve gastric sleeve?

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answered Jul 21 by Zxmick66 (1,390 points)
It usually takes between 2 to 4 weeks for your health insurance company to approve the payment for gastric sleeve.

Some long term side effects of a gastric sleeve are malnutrition, vomiting, low blood sugar, hernias, Gastrointestinal Obstruction and Gastroesophageal Reflux.

Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Bypass Surgery does come with some risks but the complications that arise from the gastric sleeve and gastric bypass and other weight loss surgeries are pretty low.

Only around 1 percent of people who do have gastric sleeve, gastric bypass or other weight loss surgeries die or have complications.

However the side effects of gastric sleeve surgery and complications are sometimes malnutrition, vomiting, low blood sugar, hernias, Gastrointestinal Obstruction and Gastroesophageal Reflux.

Weight loss surgery has some risks but the risks of weight loss surgery are pretty low and only around 1 percent of people do die from weight loss surgery so that's a very small percentage.

The weight loss surgery does help you be healthy after you lose the weight as well.

The risks are very low so I would say that in my opinion that it's worth it to have weight loss surgery if you need to lose weight fast.

Yes gastric bypass surgery is considered to be major surgery.

Weight loss surgery and gastric bypass weight loss surgery can help you lose weight which prevents heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, diabetes etc.

But the gastric bypass surgery does come with some risks which your doctor should let you know about.

Death can occur after gastric bypass surgery but it's very rare and only around 1 percent of patients die after having gastric bypass surgery.

Yes you can sometimes gain weight back after gastric bypass surgery.

However only around 40 to 50 percent of gastric bypass surgery patients gain weight back and usually it's just a small amount of weight that they gain back.

Most people who do have gastric bypass surgery for weight loss keep the weight off without any issues.

So it can be worth the cost to have gastric bypass if you have the money to do so.

Having gastric bypass weight loss surgery helps you lose weight a lot faster than just dieting.

Although still dieting and exercising helps you keep healthy along with losing weight.

The average cost of gastric bypass surgery is between $14,000.00 to $24,000.00 depending on how much surgery you need as well as who does the gastric bypass surgery.

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