yep! it's about 80 pounds, if you have comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea [and a few others]. it's 100 pounds if you are otherwise healthy.
and different insurance companies have different approval hoops to jump through. they're on the lookout for people who can't follow directions, who think that this is a magic bullet, or who have psychological issues that should be addressed before surgery.
hope this info helps!!
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start: 506 [Sept 2001]
weight at gastric bypass [Jan 29, 2002]: 409
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