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Written by Liz Bernardo on . Posted in All About ORBERA
All About ORBERA

Is Orbera covered by insurance?

In the United States, most insurance policies, including those from Medicare and most major insurance companies, specifically exclude the intragastric balloon from coverage because it is most often used for aesthetic weight loss purposes rather than to specifically treat a patient’s advancing co-morbidities related to obesity. Because of this, the intragastic balloon procedure is typically […]

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All About ORBERA weight loss balloon

What is a gastric balloon?

A gastric balloon, also known as an intragastric balloon is a non-surgical and short-term (temporary) weight loss device. A smooth, soft saline-filled balloon (about the size of a grapefruit) is placed in your stomach, allowing you to control your portion sizes by filling space in your stomach. The gastric balloon makes you feel fuller faster. […]

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All About ORBERA cost of orbera

Reduce the Cost of ORBERA® with Your HSA or FSA

Leveraging your Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) may make the ORBERA Weight Loss Balloon more affordable than you were expecting. Leveraging your HSA or FSA could help you save up to 31% of the total cost. You may be eligible to leverage the benefit of a pre-tax healthcare account for the […]

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