Before you consider weight loss surgery as an option for managing your obesity, you should contact your insurance carrier to verify:
Whether weight loss surgery is covered by your policy.
Whether MSA is part of your insurance coverage.
The dollar amount for your deductible, co-insurance and/or out-of-pocket maximum.
Listed below are the names of insurance companies that in the past have approved MSA patients for weight loss surgical procedures. Contact them directly to determine whether they currently cover weight loss surgery.
(Last updated 5/1/16)
- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
- All BC and BCBS, including CareFirst BCBS
- Center Care
- Humana Medicare
- Medicare Meritain Health
- United Healthcare
- United Healthcare Secure Horizon Medicare HMO