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Is gastric balloon covered by insurance?

Orbera and Reshape stomach balloon technologies are among the most progressive and effective in the world, yet most insurance companies still do not cover this important life-changing procedure. It can be extremely frustrating and disappointing to consider financing the procedure on one's own, especially because most clients have already invested heavily into unsuccessful weight-loss schemes, diets and programs.

We’ll get you the care you deserve

Rest assured that our patient coordinator and the team at Athenix in Seattle will do everything we can to assist you in obtaining financing.

To get started, you will meet with our friendly patient coordinator to explore your financing options. We do our best to make this a pleasant, stress-free process and hope to surprise you with how quickly you can obtain results. Thanks to our ongoing connections with hundreds of established healthcare lenders, we can facilitate an accelerated application process for you and get you approved in no time. Many of these lenders offer affordable down payments, reasonable percentage rates and manageable payment periods, and they will work with your lifestyle. In addition to outside lenders, we also provide clients with a few in-house financing options that can help get you started on your road to success. No matter your situation, we will do everything we can to see your weight loss goals realized.

Gastric balloon prices: lower than at public hospitals

As part of our ongoing commitment to lowering your gastric balloon costs, we offer treatment out our own Seattle Athenix Institute, where the lofty charges associated with hospital visits are offset. It may also be beneficial to consider that gastric balloon treatment pays for itself in terms of increased work days due to a surplus of physical energy, less money spent on antidepressants and other mood enhancers, and a smaller grocery bill overall.

Selecting the right physician

As a word of caution, you may be tempted to pursue gastric balloon treatment with a less reputable provider just to save money. Don't take the risk. You deserve treatment from trusted, board-certified physicians with extensive credentials, education and experience under their belt. At Athenix, we adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, safety and cleanliness, providing you with the most outstanding client experience possible in addition to superior results.

Schedule a new patient consultation at no charge and find out if the gastric balloon procedure is right for you.

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