Insurance & Financing
This information may help when speaking to your insurance company. These are the CPT codes for the most common bariatric surgeries:
43775- Sleeve Gastrectomy
43770- Gastric Banding (lap band)
43644- Gastric Bypass
Psychological evaluation – all insurance plans require you to have a psychological evaluation. We can provide you with referrals.
6 month diet – some medical insurance plans require you to complete a 6 month documented dietary and exercise plan prior to surgery.
Nutritional assessment – all insurance plans require a nutritional assessment. We can provide you with referrals.
5 year history – a couple of insurances require you to have a 5 year history of your weight.
Recommendation letter from your primary care provider (PCP) – most of the insurances require a letter from your PCP recommending bariatric surgery.