Choosing to undergo bariatric surgery is a major decision and a significant investment in your health. Hundreds of thousands of individuals choose to have bariatric surgery every year in the US, and often the procedure is covered under their healthcare insurance. If you are looking for a bariatric surgeon who accepts Aetna PPO insurance in Los Angeles, please see us at Danny Shouhed, MD.
Dr. Danny Shouhed has a stellar reputation as one of the top bariatric surgeons in the country. He has helped thousands of patients seek a healthier lifestyle through weight-loss surgery. He utilizes the safest and least invasive methods possible to reduce risks for his patients. If you are considering gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy or duodenal switch, Dr. Shouhed offers all these procedures and more at our state-of-the-art medical center in Beverly Hills.
Insurance Coverage of Weight-Loss Surgery
While each healthcare insurance policy can vary in coverage, most Aetna PPO insurance plans cover bariatric surgery. Like most insurance, patients do need to meet certain criteria. In general, most Aetna policies will require adults have a BMI of 40 or higher or a BMI of 35 or greater with an accompanying comorbidity. Patients will usually need a documented history of obesity and may need to complete a diet and exercise program before they can be approved for bariatric surgery.
At Danny Shouhed, MD, we work with many patients with Aetna healthcare insurance. We accept the followings plans at our bariatric center in Los Angeles:
- Aetna PPO
- Aetna PPO POS 2
Bariatric surgery is an investment in your health and future. It can be a tool to help you finally lose excess weight and improve many aspects of your life. Our team at Danny Shouhed, MD, is here to help you on your journey with our minimally-invasive bariatric surgery options.
To learn more about your weight-loss surgery options that may be covered under your Aetna PPO insurance policy, contact us at Danny Shouhed, MD in Beverly Hills to schedule a consultation with Dr. Danny Shouhed to discuss whether you are a good candidate for weight-loss surgery.