For referring physicians
How to refer a patient to Community North bariatric services
It's easy to refer a patient for consultation with bariatric services. Choose from the options below:
- Complete the Surgical Patient Referral form and fax to us at 317-621-7779.
- Call us at 317-621-7771.
- E-mail us
What to expect when you refer a patient
When you refer a patient to us, we will:
- Have our patient representative call the patient to get his or her insurance information.
- Have our insurance specialist verify a patient's insurance qualifications to determine if bariatric surgery is covered under the patient's plan.
- Schedule a patient consultation with our surgeon and psychologist.
- Have the surgeon send a consultation letter to keep you informed.
- Submit insurance information and follow up to gain approval.
- Provide sample physician referral letters for pre-certification approval.