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Weight Loss Surgery Costs

What is the cost of a Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Band procedure?

A large component of your weight loss surgery can be offset if you have a health insurance policy.  Many health insurers have a waiting period (meaning you have to hold the policy for a minimum period before they will cover your procedure) and a gap that needs to be paid.  Our current gap for most health insurers for gastric band and gastric sleeve is dependent on your health fund.  As a rough guide you could expect the following costs if you hold health insurance: 

 What does the package cost with private health insurance?

Gastric Band Cost: $5220* 
Gastric Sleeve Cost: $5800*

The fees specified above are the out-of-pocket costs (or the gap) after receiving your rebates from your Health Insurance Fund.

Weight loss surgery shouldn't be out of reach for anybody and we have options if you are uninsured to gain access to these life changing procedure.  The main options include accessing your superannuation and medical financing.  We understand your situation is always unique and we support you in accessing the finance you need to fund your life transformation. We encourage you to come in first and discuss your situation with the doctor - once we determine the right procedure for you we will provide the cost to achieve your dream.

 

Medical Finance

  • Life Weight Loss Centre can accommodate for a range of budgets, both long and short term. Medical Finance provides options for clients having medical & cosmetic procedures.  It provides you the flexibility of having your procedures now and paying for it later.  Medical finance companies offer: Payment plans
  • No stress – a finance consultant assists you through the whole process
  • Up to 7 year terms
  • Flexible options – any additional repayments or rebates from Medicare/Private Health can be added back on to the payment plan at no extra charge
  • Fast efficient approvals, simply apply online

MacCredit specialises in finance for medical procedures. See www.maccredit.com.au for further details

 

What does our weight loss package include?

At the Life Weight Loss Centre we not only provide a safe and advanced procedure through experienced surgeons but we also care about your recovery.  The lifestyle changes you make after surgery have a higher success rate if your surrounded with support and so we ensure every one of our patient receives a complete care package to support them through this journey.  Our service includes:

  • Unlimited surgeon consultations
  • Telephone based support and access to our online patient support forum
  • Support group meetings
  • All check-ups (performed by our surgeon)
  • All adjustments including huber needles and consumables
  • Up to eight consultations with our dietitian, exercise physiologist, and psychologist
  • Includes all anaesthetist costs

 

Don’t have private health insurance?

Life Weight Loss Centre offers one of the most affordable options for weight loss surgery in Australia for patients without private health insurance. We encourage you to contact us today to find out just how affordable our pricing is and how we can work to offer a pricing structure that suits your needs.

 

Early Release of Super

Some patients have the option of applying for an early release of their superannuation to cover some or all of the costs associated with weight loss surgery. To find out more about this option, visit the Department of Human Services website or discuss with our team during your initial consultation.