Bariatric Surgery Costs & Insurance
Discover various insurance guides for weight loss surgery. What are the costs of weight loss surgery if you lack insurance?
Bariatric surgery is a costly medical procedure. The cost will vary from patient to patient, depending on their surgery type, insurance coverage, and location.

Discover the various average costs for bariatric procedures for 2017. Also, consider the insurance companies policies regarding bariatric procedures.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery Cost

Gastric Sleeve Surgery typically cost $14,500 depending on various factors. Most insurance companies will require a co-pay of at least a few thousand dollars.

Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost

Gastric Bypass Surgery typically cost $20,000 depending on various factors. All insurance companies, offering bariatric coverage, will cover gastric bypass surgery.

Duodenal Switch Cost

Duodenal Switch typically cost $28,000 depending on various factors. Some insurance companies, offering bariatric coverage, will cover duodenal switch.

Costs of Bariatrics

Bariatric Coverage by Insurance Firm

Does your insurance company cover bariatric surgery? Discover by insurance company below:

Which Procedures Are Coverage By Insurance

  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Some Coverage: Vertical banded gastroplasty
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Banding Surgery

Bariatrics by the numbers

53.8
percent of gastric sleeves performed
Since 2014, gastric sleeve is the most performed option
200
procedures performed yearly
Over 200,000 bariatric procedures are performed yearly