Deciding on gastric banding surgery is as much a medical decision as it is a financial decision. (Read more on gastric lap-band cost.)
If your insurance won't pay (despite your appeals), or it won't pay in full, or you don't HAVE health insurance...
...gastric lap band financing may be able to help you afford the weight loss surgery you need.
Financing Lap-Band: Get a Loan
There are many companies that offer financing for bariatric surgery.
Here are 4 finance options:
Shop around for the best interest rates and payment plans.
To find lap-band financing:
Enter the term patient financing or healthcare financing or weight loss surgery financing in the search box below to start your research:
Some of the many companies that offer healthcare financing assistance include:
The manufacturer of the Lap-Band® System offers its own financing program too! Visit the website for details:
Financing Lap-Band: Get Organized
Just as I recommend you do when dealing with gastric lap-band insurance, take immaculate notes about your financing options and keep them organized.
Get a notebook you can devote to the financing of your gastric banding surgery. As you compare options, keep track of:
Make a "pros and cons" list for each option and then make the best decision you can.
Don't let financial issues keep you from having your weight loss surgery! Lap band financing may be able to help you afford your surgery!