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Have pre-diabetes and joint pain. History of rheumatic fever. Is RNY bariatric surgery the sleeve surgery?

Wondering if my Blue Cross/Blue Shield covers this RNY bariatric surgery. I am 64 years old, will be 65 in August of this year. Wondering if I will have any out of pocket expenses. I have the Basic Option. I am pre diabetic and have joint pain. Had Rhematic Fever when I was 10 years old. Is this RNY the sleeve surgery? That is what my friend said she had.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.
To find out how much will you have to pay from your pocket, you need to contact your insurance company. They usually cover most of the expenses of this surgery.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
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