LAP-BAND®System Reimbursement:

The LAP-BAND® System is covered by most health plans and Medicare.

Indications:The LAP-BAND® System is indicated for use in weight reduction for severely obese patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of at least 40 or a BMI of at least 35 with one or more severe comorbid conditions, or those who are 100 lbs. or more over their estimated ideal weight.