Health Plans Don't Cover Weight Loss Surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese....

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    But insurance coverage is the largest hurdle, they say. Nearly two-thirds of health plans sponsored by employers don’t cover weight loss surgery, which can cost between $15,000 and $25,000. Those that do often mandate that patients meet a number of ...
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