- 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.
There are dangers to playing the payer’s game because bariatric surgery, unlike accepted treatments for any other disease, isn’t always going to be part of a member’s coverage. It is important to not delay submitting the preauthorization request to the health plan, even if their arbitrary criteria isn’t met because a patient’s existing coverage.