If you have a BMI over 30, you may qualify for a weight loss surgery procedure.
Generally, bariatric surgery candidate is one who meets the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) recommended criteria. To have bariatric surgery covered by your medical insurance, most companies require that patient meet the NIH criteria. Although the NIH and FDA have set guidelines for the bariatric candidate, patients can still pursue a procedure if they fall outside the guidelines. Please refer to our insurance and selfpay sections (links) for further details.