- 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 are often asked what the difference is and why it’s important for people seeking insurance approval for bariatric surgery. Most bariatric surgery patients (like most people in the U.S.) get their health insurance coverage as part of the benefits offered to them by their …
There can be a BIG DIFFERENCE between an “external” review and an “independent review.” WHY IS THAT DIFFERENCE SO IMPORTANT? Many times a bariatric surgery appeal is sent by your insurance plan to an “external peer reviewer” who often comes back with another denial. …