Northwest Carpenters Health and Security Plan

Bariatric Surgery 

90% Network Only Services and Supplies Must Be Received From A Network Provider The Bariatric Surgery Benefit Is Not Available Under Retiree Coverage

Surgical procedures for morbid obesity including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), FDA-approved adjustable gastric banding, or sleeve gastrectomy are covered at network providers only. All procedures must be preauthorized. To initiate the preauthorization process, your physician must call the provider number on the back of the medical plan ID card.

Last Updated: 04/25/2023