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1 week post op

Posted 07-10-2013 at 10:14 AM by Frumquist (GERD - Fundoplication surgery)

Really uneventful. I like it. One thing I should have mentioned earlier concerns insurance. I'm on medicare and this procedure is considered an outpatient procedure. What that means is that your hospital stay is covered under part B (80%) not the hospital benefit of part A. I don't know how that may affect private insurance coverage. Fortunately my supplemental policy will pick most (all--I hope) of the stuff medicare misses. The only reason I mentioned it was to remind anyone to closely check...
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