Advice on Paying for Surgery Desperately Needed
I am currently scheduled to do a self-pay on the sleeve on Dec 2nd. However, now I am reading on some of the WLS boards that the sleeve surgery will be covered by Medicare in January. My problem is that I can't get any confirmation of this. I've called Medicare and the representatives only know about what is currently approved. My surgeon's office doesn't know either.
Does anyone know how to find out more info about what Medicare is going to approve soon? I would hate to have the operation in December only to see it get approved in January. If you were me, would you postpone a month just in case all this is true?
Thanks so much for your advice.