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Insurance pre-authorization process for bariatric surgery varies by health plan, and may take up to nine months to complete. For patients living with serious or life-threatening conditions such as severe Diabetes or high blood pressure, this delay may be costly. For individuals interested in a more expedited process, a self-financed pathway can be considered. Using this pathway, surgery is made available within 3 weeks, for otherwise suitable candidates. In addition to individuals with time-sensitive health conditions, the self-financed pathway is also chosen by individuals without insurance coverage or benefits, or those with closed network coverage (e.g., Kaiser Permanente patients).

Thanks to the cost-effective care at Good Samaritan Hospital and the efficiencies in the process of care, we are uniquely positioned to bring affordable pricing to our patients at reduced cost. Please contact our office directly for additional information.

For individuals interested in health financing, we provide easy access to Prosper Healthcare Lending. Prosper HealthCare Lending is the premier financing company in the healthcare industry. With over $3 Billion in lending and over 250,000 clients worldwide, Prosper Healthcare Lending has been a great asset to our patients seeking a cash pay option for surgery and a trustworthy company for their financial needs. 

Here are some of the benefits you’ll receive with a loan from Prosper Healthcare Lending:

  • Immediate decisions for loans under $35,000
  • Longer terms for lower monthly payments
  • No collateral required
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Fast & easy loan inquiry process
  • 100% Confidential