This class provides information about the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery, the costs, and a pathway to help guide you through the process to make a lifestyle change.
Follow-up communication for registrants will come from both firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com. Please make sure to check your spam/junk mail if you are not receiving these emails.
This live, in-person class provided by Cone Health Bariatrics and Central Carolina Surgery will be held at the Union Square Campus in Greensboro in Room 166.
PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to hold classes at Wesley Long Hospital at this time. All classes have been moved off campus to various locations.
CHECK IN TIME:
Check-in along with part 2 of class registration is from 5:45 pm to 6:00 pm.
- 124 E Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27406
- Union Square is located at corner of Arlington St. and East Gate City Blvd.
- Class will be held on the 1st floor in room 166.
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM:
We DO NOT accept *standalone Medicaid coverage. This includes both traditional Medicaid as well as the various managed plans. You will need to contact another bariatric center if this is your PRIMARY & ONLY insurance coverage at this time with no expected changes. *NOTE: We will accept and file Medicaid when it is secondary or tertiary coverage.
We also DO NOT accept Blue Cross Blue Shield's BLUE HOME or BLUE LOCAL plan or United Healthcare's COMPASS plan for weight loss surgery. You will need to contact another bariatric center if one of these 3 plans is your PRIMARY & ONLY insurance coverage at this time with no expected changes.
You MUST be at least 18 years of age to be considered for surgical options at our center.
We DO NOT offer a self-pay plan for bariatric surgery with our program. You will need to ensure you have bariatric specific coverage under your insurance policy for proceeding with next steps.
You MAY be a candidate for surgery if you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater, OR a BMI between 35.0 and 39.9 along with serious obesity-related health problems. Check with your doctor or go online to the National Institutes of Health to calculate your BMI: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm
IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL/RESCHEDULE OR PREFER OUR ALTERNATIVE ONLINE WEBINAR:
If you cannot attend this class and need to cancel &/or reschedule your registration, please call 336-832-1581 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: If you prefer the convenience of completing our on demand, online seminar vs. attending a live, in-person class, simply click on the following link to register and view the webinar video at your own leisure Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery - Greensboro, Burlington, NC | Cone Health.
INCLEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION:
In the event of inclement weather, please call 336-832-0007 for the status of this class.