Weight Loss Surgery in Virginia

The facts are in – and the situation is serious. The growing state of Virginia is growing in size, as well. According to data compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, some 59% of the adult population of the Old Dominion is overweight or obese, along with some 20% of our school-age kids. And […]

What You Need To Know About Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery seems to be the talk of the town. It has gained so much popularity these days. Undoubtedly, it’s worshipped by a lot of famous Hollywood celebrities. Interestingly enough, it’s also a big hit among average Joe’s and Jane’s. As a matter of fact, it’s pretty easy to understand why. We are all […]

Gastric Bypass Surgery – Will Insurance Cover the Cost?

Depending on the type of major medical insurance policy you have, most insurance companies will pay for gastric bypass surgery (also called bariatric surgery) if you meet certain conditions. However, some insurance companies have exclusion clauses for treating obesity. These companies refuse to cover any treatment related to “losing weight.” They will, however, treat the […]

Getting Insurance to pay for Weight Loss Surgery

Congratulations! You have decided to take the plunge and have weight loss surgery. However, there is one thing hanging over you, money. Luckily, many insurance companies feel that weight loss surgery is beneficial to both of you, and can make your surgery affordable. Obtaining insurance approval may not happen overnight. You are probably not the […]