Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about obesity.

What is the cost of this type of medically managed weight loss program, and is it covered by insurance?

Dr. Joe Northup discusses the cost for medically managed weight loss and whether it is covered by insurance. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


One of the perks of the Medically Managed Weight Loss Program is that the majority of the program is covered through insurance. 

There is a program fee to cover monthly support groups and dietitian visits and a fee for a fitness facility. But patients are seen during physician visits, which helps with insurance coverage.

Talk to your doctor for more information about the cost and insurance coverage options for medically managed weight loss.

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Source: Mujeeb Siddiqui, DO, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; Registered Dietitian Laura Vikmanis, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center