Mexico Bariatric Services Payment and Refund Policy

The following is a statement of deposit, payments, refund, and cancellation policy of Mexico Bariatric Services (MBS).

The scope of this policy extends to all the monetary transactions done with MBS.

Surgery Booking and Deposit

  • To confirm your surgical appointment, you must make an initial payment of $500 within 5 days of scheduling your surgery to secure your reservation.
  • Your reservation will be canceled if you don’t submit the deposit within this period. The approval letter for your surgery will provide details on payment methods.

Refunds and Cancellations

Let’s walk you through the details of our policies on deposit refunds and cancellations.

  • You’ll get a full deposit refund if you cancel the surgery more than 15 days before your appointment.
  • Cancellations less than 15 days may mean a partial deposit loss.
  • A $150 fee is applied for cancellations within 14 days.
  • You might lose the entire deposit on cancellation or rescheduling within 7 days of the surgery.
  • Non-compliance with pre-op instructions can lead to a full deposit loss.

Postponement of Surgery

Learn about the possibilities of surgery postponement and its impact on your deposit.

  • If the surgery needs to be delayed due to a medical condition found in pre-op tests, the remaining deposit will be used for the rescheduled surgery.
  • If, for any reason, the rescheduled surgery doesn’t occur, the remaining deposit will be refunded, except for a $150 penalty fee.

Balance Payment

This is how you can complete your balance payment:

  • The remaining amount should be paid upon arrival at the hospital.
  • The balance should be paid in the form of cash in US dollars or a debit/credit card.
  • Card payments will incur an additional charge ranging from 3-8%.
  • Checks from Canada or other countries are not accepted in Mexico.

Also, note that travelers’ checks will not be accepted.

Probable Additional Fees

Explore the details of any additional fees that may apply to ensure a comprehensive understanding of your financial commitments during your medical journey.

  • BMI 50-59: $750
  • BMI 60-69: $1250
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair: $750
  • Gall Bladder Removal: $750
  • Single Incision (SILS): $1250
  • Inhalo Therapy: starting at $200
  • Revision: an additional fee of $750
  • Infectious Diseases like HIV: $1,250
  • Endoscopy: $300 (for lap band revision cases if the patient retains the lap band)
  • For Cancun, the computation differs. High BMI starts at 45 with a fee of $750.

Additionally, there could be extra charges for additional tests, medications, treatments, or extended hospital stays as advised by the doctor.

Note that these extra fees apply only to cash payments.

If you choose to make payments with a card, there will be an additional charge, ranging from 3-8%.

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