When a person decides to go through the process of obtaining the lap band system, the one thing they shouldn’t worry should be the cost of lap band. The main objective is to loose weight, get healthy and not have to worry how they will be able to afford the procedure.
Many of the facilities that do bariatric surgeries have different options to afford the lap band. The cost of lap band depends a lot on each individual patient, since some may have previous medical conditions. It also depends on what health plan the patient has. “Private insurance (HMO or PPO) or Medicare will often cover some, if not all, of the costs of your LAP-BAND® System procedure.” There’s also lapband financing. There are programs like CareCredit that help patients with the cost of lap band.
The average price of a lap band procedure in the U.S ranges from $14,000-$16,000. It depends in the facility, lap band doctor you choose, if the procedure will be done inpatient or outpatient. If you or any family members would like more information about the lap band call (877) 919-9997 or visit www.lovelapband.com.