- WHO ARE WE?
- WHY INSURERS DENY
- GET STARTED!
- THE APPEAL PROCESS
- WALTER’S BLOGA blog authored by Walter Lindstrom, President of Lindstrom Obesity Advocacy, focusing primarily on bariatric surgery and obesity treatment insurance issues.
We Know The System And Make It Work For YOU
Today’s healthcare climate makes appealing denials scary and complicated. We make sure YOUR rights are protected and you get the fair review you deserve. Your life and health are too important not to have the best bariatric surgery experts fighting for YOU!
Denied? You Need To Appeal NOW!
You may be devastated and part of wants to give up – we understand! But what you want more is better health and quality of life and to get that you need someone who will fight for you even when it seems hopeless. We help you WIN!
You Don’t Have To Wait To Ask For Approval
If your doctor says surgery is Medically Necessary but you don’t meet insurance criteria we can help you get approved at the earliest possible time even if you don’t meet the insurer’s medical policy (like a 6-month diet). Don’t let them make you wait!
WELCOME TO LINDSTROM HEALTHCARE ADVOCACY
From Aetna to Zenith, we have successfully appealed bariatric surgery appeals of all kinds, including complex Revision or Conversion procedures. Since 1996 we have handled over 10,000 cases against almost every major insurance company, self-insured plan or third-party administrator in the nation. We are the recognized experts in the field and are committed and passionate about helping patients access the care they need and so richly deserve!
Fighting to get insurance approval for bariatric surgery almost seems like you are fighting for your life – and in many cases you are doing exactly that! An experienced Advocate can make the difference between getting approved or living with “No.”
But not just any Advocate will do. You need someone who knows what you’re going through – someone like Walter Lindstrom – who had bariatric surgery TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO. Walter and his wife Kelley are uniquely qualified to help you meet the obstacles and challenges placed by your insurance company because we understand every aspect of what it is like for you to live as a person of size in today’s society. We embody a combination of zealous advocacy of your rights and empathy with your pain and frustration. We have been where you are now and we can help you.