Payment and Insurance
Most insurance companies will offer metabolic/bariatric surgery benefits for their members and will cover a portion or sometimes even the entire surgery. It is important to remember that each plan offers different coverage and you may need to meet certain criteria before you can move forward with the surgery process. The good news is that we will be with you every step of the way.
We work with nearly every insurance company, and stay up-to-date on their current processes to help you get approved for surgery. Please feel free to contact us with questions or call our program coordinator directly at (559) 324-4815 to learn about your specific insurance coverage for bariatric surgery. For those who are uninsured or where bariatric surgery is an exclusion from your plan, we offer competitive self-pay options.
Click on the following link, Affordability Calculator, to view the long-term financial benefits of metabolic/bariatric surgery. You may be interested in seeing how much money you could save long term from reductions in costly medicine to the avoidance of future surgeries and other medical intervention for obesity related diseases, metabolic/surgery could benefit you both physically and financially.
Clovis Community Medical Center will exhaust all reasonable efforts to maximize your insurance coverage of your metabolic/bariatric procedure. If your medical insurance company will not cover metabolic/bariatric surgery, The Clovis Community Weight-Loss Surgery Center offers patients competitive pricing. Our Weight-Loss Surgery self-pay prices generally include preoperative, intra-operative, and post-operative surgical care, barring any complications requiring additional resources or an extended stay. This fee includes all supplies, drugs, and medical equipment usage during outpatient stay. Community Medical Center provides free pre-operative educational/informational sessions for patients inquiring about their procedure.
Once you and your surgeon have decided on the most appropriate procedure, a specialist at Clovis Community Medical Center will help determine the hospital fee. The hospital fee will not include the Surgeon’s fee, the Anesthesiologist fee, or any fees related to additional resources or an extended stay due to any complications.