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Insurance Covered Medical Weight Loss Programs

Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City

Most insurances accepted for weight loss

Most insurances accepted for weight loss

Are you a bit overweight or obese in New York City, Philadelphia or New Jersey?

  • Are you trying to slim down a bit?
  • Are you tired of being overweight or obese?
  • Do you feel your personal doctor does not have much to offer to help you lose weight other than telling you to “lose weight”?
  • Do you want to consult with a trained and experienced weight loss physician?
  • If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, you are at the right place.

As one of the very few medical weight loss and wellness programs to accept health insurance for the physician visits, W8MD’s physician supervised medical weight loss program has helped a lot of obese or overweight patients lose weight safely and effectively.

What are the different ways to lose weight?

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FDA Approved Weight Loss Medications

Using FDA approved weight loss medications including the new Qsymia, or the generic combination of this drug to make it more affordable, Belviq, Contrave, Saxenda or the traditional weight loss medications such as Phentermine or Adipex, Phendimetrazine, Wellbutrin, and other medications along with delicious meal replacement plans, nutritional counseling, exercise guidance, and other clinically proven non-surgical medical weight loss methods, we will be able to help you lose weight fast and safe under careful physician supervision.

Insulin Resistance / Metabolic Syndrome / Pre-diabetes

Did you know that 1 in 3 people have insulin resistance and are considered “pre” diabetic? Studies have shown that up to 90% of Diabetes, 80% of cardiovascular disease, and 60% of cancers can be prevented through losing weight and other lifestyle interventions! Losing as little as 5-10% of your body weight will help you reduce risk of heart attacks, diabetes and even some cancers.

Obesity Medicine Physician Supervised and Safe Weight Loss

Our weight loss program understands the complex metabolic, nutritional, hormonal, stress, and sleep related factors that cause weight gain and our weight loss physicians will work with you to design a custom weight loss plan that is right for you so you lose weight. Our medical director and weight loss physician, Dr Prab R. Tumpati, is trained in the new field of obesity medicine and has helped thousands of patients lose weight without surgery. As one of the very few physicians with a fellowship training in the new field of obesity medicine, in addition to his training and board certifications in Sleep and Internal Medicine, Dr. Tumpati is very passionate about educating the public on the effects of Obesity on health and benefits of weight loss.

Evidence Based And Not a Fad Diet

Unlike the many cash only weight loss clinics, most w8md Medical weight loss centers accept health insurance for the Visits so you can lose the weight safely and your insurance Might pay for the visits. W8MD medical weight loss centers is a physician supervised medical weight loss and wellness program designed by two physicians with extensive experience and training in the new field of Obesity Medicine. Our Medical director, Dr. Prab R. Tumpati has passed a written board examination in the field of Obesity Medicine and is also Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Sleep Disorder Management

Sleep Disorders and Weight Gain Since weight and sleep go together, most of the W8MD centers are able to address sleep issues such as snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia and restless leg syndrome to name a few.

Why Pay Out Of Pocket When Insurance Covers It?

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And the best part of the program is that W8MD accepts health insurance for the visits unlike many other cash only programs. Did you know that most insurances do have coverage for obesity screening and treatment, thanks to the 2010 Affordable Care Act?

What can losing weight do for me?

If you are overweight or obese, losing weight can lower your risk for serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, cholesterol problems, high blood pressure etc. And eating healthy and being physically active can give you more energy throughout the day. Move more and eat healthy foods to help: lower your blood pressure lower your blood sugar raise your “good” cholesterol Lower your “bad” cholesterol. You may start to see these benefits by losing just 5 to 10 percent of your body weight. For example, if you are 200 pounds, this could mean losing as little as 10 pounds.

List of insurances accepted for weight loss in our greater Philadelphia offices

American Postal Workers Union

Americhoice

Amerihealth Administrator

Amerihealth HMO&PPO

Beech Street

Highmark BC/BS Affiliates

Horizon BC/BS Affiliates

Independence BC/BS Affiliates

BRAVO

CIGNA-PA/DE

GREATWEST-One Health Plan of PA

Keystone Health Plan East

Keystone 65

Keystone Mercy

Medicare

Multiplan, Inc

Medicaid/ Medical Assistance – PA

Prudential Healthcare System

Teamster Health & Welfare Fund

Tricare

Personal Choice


Partial List of Insurances Accepted For Weight Loss in New York Cityzocdoc-patient-reviews-dr-prab-r-tumpati-md

  • Medicare
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • Magnacare
  • GHI / Emblem
  • Cigna
  • United Health Care
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare

Clinically Proven Non Surgical Weight Loss Methods

Call 1(800)W8MD-007 or the local W8MD office closest to you.

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