Agreed prices for bariatric surgery in Dunedin and Invercargill

I am pleased to announce that ABLE Ltd now has agreed pricing contracts in place for Mercy Hospital in Dunedin and Southern Cross Hospital in Invercargill.  These contracts mean that people are able to know in advance how much their surgery is going to cost and what is included.  In general we have structured our costs to include follow-up for two years following surgery, with the surgeon and dietitian. Prices and inclusions vary slightly according to which operation you choose and where you choose to have the surgery.  To find out more...

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Unimed insurance now partially covering weight loss surgery

I was very pleased to hear that Unimed health insurance has recently introduced partial coverage for bariatric surgery. Details vary according to individual policies and there are specific requirements that need to be met, but if you have Unimed insurance and are interested in bariatric surgery, then give them a call to see if you qualify.   While insurance coverage for bariatric surgery in New Zealand still lags behind other countries such as Australia and the USA, this is an important step forward.  Offering insurance coverage...

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