Obesity Surgery: Patient Information from Cedar Park Surgeons, PA (Treating Austin Residents)
We’ve provided several patient forms on this site so you can print and fill them out before your appointment. These include the registration and Confidentiality forms. If you have any questions while filling these forms out, please contact our office at (512) 260-3444.
NEW PATIENT BARIATRIC FORMS: (please click and download)
Financing and Insurance Information for Obesity Surgery
When contemplating weight loss surgery, cost is an important factor. Cedar Park Surgeons, PA is contracted with most major insurance companies to make our services accessible to most people. Here are some general qualifications insurance companies look for when deciding whether to cover an individual:
- Weight loss surgery is a benefit of the patient’s plan.
- The surgery will reduce or eliminate co-morbidities.
- A physician has designated the surgery as “medically necessary.”
- Patient has attempted weight loss through non-surgical methods (diet, exercise).
- Patient meets other requirements outlined in coverage plan.
Our office staff has valuable experience working with insurance providers to obtain coverage for the surgery when it’s a benefit of the plan. If you have a specific question regarding weight loss surgery and its cost, we urge you to contact our Austin-area practice to speak with a bariatric surgeon or staff member. We can discuss the types of insurance coverage or our other financing options.
Contact Our Bariatric Surgeons
For more information about obesity surgery in the Austin area, contact a Cedar Park bariatric surgeon at 512-260-3444. Dr. Abando and Dr. Basa (of Cedar Park Surgeons) perform both Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy procedures.