- 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 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. …
At the time her doctor submitted the preauthorization request for a RNY gastric bypass, this 43 year old female patient had already completed a supervised diet and received her nutritional, psychological and medical clearances . . . just like Aetna’s medical policy (0157) requires. Easy …