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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default Medicare and the Gastric Sleeve.....

    Well they posted something about medicare coverage....but try to make heads or tails of it....can someone please explain to me what it says......
    I think it says yes covered on a case by case only......????????????????


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    Gastric Sleeve Member housediva82's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Jennifer
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    thomas umbach
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    Default Re: Medicare and the Gastric Sleeve.....

    UHG I fought sooo long with them I finally just got a loan to get the surgery Just dont let themmake your head spin

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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Irgau, CHRIAS, Newark, DE
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    Default Re: Medicare and the Gastric Sleeve.....

    Just came across this dry but informative link - hope it helps! I had my sleeve approved but through MedicAID. They had JUST started approving it last spring, so hopefully Medicare will come through!

    eta another thread here on the same topic



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
    Name
    Nanci Donovan
    Surgery date
    08/09/2012
    Surgeon
    USC Dr Crookes
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
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    09-17-2013 10:43 AM
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    right now I Live in Temecula California
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    Default Re: Medicare and the Gastric Sleeve.....

    Thanks but I had that link 5 mins after it came out ....I have been watching for it.....as I am desperate for the sleeve.....Medicare might not come through with it for another 2 years now....I am soooooo disappointed.....my life sucks.....


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    Gastric Sleeve Member ibcopperfire67's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Staci
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    01/15/2013
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    Dr. Ali
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    Default Re: Medicare and the Gastric Sleeve.....

    I had my GS done on Jan 15, 2013 and 100% was covered by Medicare Good luck and may the pounds fall like rain



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