Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach through removal of a portion of the stomach or by resecting and re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch.
Requirements & Cost
The plan benefit pays according to your level of benefit (Best or Ultimate) at the time of service. The Member is responsible for any and all deductible and co-insurance according to the level of benefit (Best or Ultimate) at the time of service.
Manatee YourChoice Health Plan covers the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and the gastric sleeve surgical weight loss procedure.
- Speak to your healthcare provider to get started. We have resources available to support your journey such as personal training, behavioral health and nutrition.