Insurance & Financing

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HOW DO I QUALIFY?

How Will I Pay for Weight
Loss Surgery?

So, you have decided to make a positive difference in your health with our minimally invasive, weight loss surgeries, but how will you pay? At Marina Weight Loss Center, we offer a series of payment options to help make weight loss surgery more convenient for you.

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Accepted Insurance

We offer free insurance verification and encourage you to call or contact us at any time for verification of your benefits.

Our weight loss center is a contracted provider with the following major insurance companies:

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare

We are also contracted with a number of smaller PPO, HMO and IPA plans. To find out if your health insurance covers the surgery, please reach out to us or schedule an office visit. The insurance coordinator at our center for weight management is happy to assist you.

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What If I Don’t Have Insurance?

Nearly 90% of our patients have insurance benefits which cover weight loss surgery. If you will be paying for the surgery yourself, your options include:

BLISCare, BLISNet, CareCredit, In-House Financing

With any surgery, there are risks. For this reason, we have partnered with BLIS, an Oregon financial company, that insures against unforeseen costs associated with complications of weight loss surgery.

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BLISCare

BLISCare is an innovative type of insurance for surgeons to help protect their patients. While only certain surgeons at our weight loss clinic are approved for this insurance, it can provide you coverage for the following operations:

Since BLISCare is not a traditional type of insurance, it won’t help cover the overall costs of your surgery or treatment. Instead, BLISCare offers protection should any complications arise during or after your surgery. If a complication arises, BLISCare will take any additional financial responsibility off of your shoulders. This includes future facility fees, surgeon fees, rehabilitation, or professional charges.

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BLISNet

To further our partnership with BLIS, we proudly offer BLISNet. This new program establishes a fixed package price so you can see the bottom line and appreciate the true total cost of weight loss surgery.

Not only is BLISNet a great financial solution for individuals, but also for businesses. If you will be paying for an employee’s surgery, this program will allow you to analyze the outcomes and see the true cost of the surgery.

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CareCredit

We accept the CareCredit healthcare credit card, which lets you split your treatments and procedures into convenient monthly payments. Once you’re approved for a line of credit, the simple, straightforward program allows you to pay for your health and wellness care on your own schedule.

Contact us or visit the CareCredit website to learn more about the program.

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In-House Financing

We offer an easy and affordable extended payment option through our Installment Department. Receive the care you need today without having to worry about paying for it all at once. Benefits include:

  • Flexible Terms
  • Low Rates
  • Instant Approval

Based on what you can afford, we’ll help you set up a monthly payment plan—payable by check or automatic transfer of funds. For more information, please contact us.

Our Insurance Approval Process

Even before you schedule a consultation, we invite you to contact us for a free insurance verification. We’ll assist you in obtaining surgical clearance and insurance authorization.

If the procedure you’re considering will not be covered by your insurance, we’ll be happy to assist you in choosing the financing plan that works best for you.

Contact us to get started.

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