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Weight Loss Surgery Might Not Reduce Healthcare Costs After All

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 9:07am

 

Weight loss surgery might not reduce healthcare costs after all, according to a report published in the Archives of Surgery. Comparing nearly 850 obese individuals who underwent bariatric surgery to 850 who did not, researchers found that health care expenditures were not reduced in the first 3 years following the operation.

 

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