MMC Benefits Handbook
Obesity Surgery
The plan covers surgical treatment of obesity provided by or under the direction of a physician. Coverage is limited to once per person per lifetime.
Prior authorization under the condition of meeting the medical definition of morbid obesity is required. All services, including surgery, must be obtained from a recognized in-network Institute of Quality (IOQ). Contact the Claims Administrator for specific details on requirements and how to find a facility.
See Travel and Lodging section for information about reimbursement for travel and lodging expenses related to obesity surgery.