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ask: Does anyone know if in east valley AZ. specifically Chandler if mercy care will allow u a process to qualify for gastric bypass ultimately if u have severe back issue;s and u have a parent whom has had a gastric bypass about 12 yrs ago and has kept itoff

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Rosa Cabrera RN

Dear Stacy Busch,

Thanks for your post. It isn't so much the location of where you want to have the gastric bypass surgery done but your insurance that will determine if you qualify or not. 

It would greatly benefit you to give them a call on monday and explain your health issues in detail so that they can best help you determine if you qualify. You may need to be referred to a specialist for a professional evaluation on your health before they approve anything. 

Good luck,


February 23, 2013 - 6:44pm
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