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I received a letter from my insurance saying they won’t pay for my band removal/revision due to the fact there is no infection to port ,slip , or erosion . I truely hate this thing ! The dr office assured me getting the band out wasn’t going to be an issue , they were expecting difficulty getting the RNY approved . I am miserable with This crappy band it is completely empty I still Puke once a week minimum have random tightness and slimming .This sucks !!!

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I'm so sorry! Appeal, appeal, appeal. Don't give up!

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What about your quality of life? Or potential to develop Barrets esophagus from the recurrent vomiting? Maybe speak to your doctor about this. More often than not they have a few tricks up their sleeves on what to say to these insurance companies. Don't give up :)

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I agree - you must appeal Kim.

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It's the insurance company opening gambit. Fight it. 

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I am going to fight . I just really thought I had it , I am so disappointed . I do feel like I need to shout from the rooftops No more bands !!! Worst decision I ever made . 

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