May 2014 Patient Newsletter
Please bring the following paperwork to your appointment.
Your patient information form (download the .pdf or submit online), as well as:
1. Medical Information: Please bring copies of any letters or medical records from other health care providers. Medical records for the past 5 years are necessary to file for insurance and to give the doctors a complete medical history.
2. Physician Recommendation: If filing for insurance, please provide a written recommendation for weight-loss surgery from your primary care physician.
3. Diet / Weight-Loss Info: Any documentation proving you participated in any diet / weight loss attempts. (This includes office notes, receipts or prescriptions.) Exercise and Nutrition form: Download the .pdf and bring it with you or submit online.
4. Insurance card
5. Driver's License
6. Physician Referral: If your insurance plan requires a referral for this consultation, please contact your primary care physician and have one faxed to our office fax at (717) 627-6921 before your appointment.
BMI of Lancaster has a full-time insurance and benefits specialist that will verify your coverage options for you. We accept the folloing insurance plans:
- AmeriHealth Mercy
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Capital Blue Cross
- Independence Blue Cross
- United Health
If, for some reason, you do not have insurance coverage, we have competitive financing and self-pay payment options. To learn more about your options and our self-pay packages, please call our Insurance Coordinator at (717) 625-5804.
Are You Traveling?
We will work with you to schedule all of your evalutation appointments over a one-to-two-day period. We have contracted discount rates for our program participants with the following hotels:
Eden Resort and Suites
222 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 569-6444
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
101 Crosswinds Drive
Lititz, PA 17543
Phone: (717) 625-2366
PA Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau
Making a commitment to a healthier lifestyle is a great accomplishment. At BMI of Lancaster, you can access a wealth of information to answer your questions and increase your confidence and peace of mind.