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Financing

Financing Options

For financing options please visit United Medical Credit website.

Cost of Obesity

The cost of obesity greatly exceeds the cost of bariatric surgery. In general the cost of surgery will be covered in two years by avoiding sick time/loss of productivity, food and medicine.

Items Estimated Annual Costs
Mean medical drug costs (BMI greater or equal to 35) $5,965
Out-of-pocket healthcare costs $2,182
Employment inactivity costs $900
Commercial weight loss program fees $600
Prescription co-pays (5 meds at $10) $600
Grocery and diner costs $5,321*
Total $15,565

Insurance

Insurance coverage for surgery depends on your insurance plan and the provisions for bariatric surgery. Our patient advocates will help guide you through the entire approval process.

Self Pay

If your insurance does not coverage bariatric surgery. We provide affordable self pay packages. Call our office for more information for our self pay packages.

Tax Deductions

The IRS allows bariatric surgery to be deducted. Patients can are allowed deductions for uncompensated expenses of treatment when the cost is exceeds 7.5 percent of adjusted gross income. Consult with your accountant on how tax deductions can help you for bariatric surgery.