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Bariatric & 
Metabolic Institute

Pennington Biomedical
Research Center

6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

225-330-0497

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We are excited to announce that as of August 1, active and retired Louisiana state employees are now eligible for weight loss surgery through the Office of Group Benefits. If you are currently struggling with obesity, we are here to help. Our team of experts will walk with you along your entire journey, from eligibility approval to surgery to your after-surgery care.

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute is an approved BCBSLA Network Provider and holds the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement (MBSAQIP) accreditation by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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