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Complication Protection

BLIS is an exclusive program offered only to best in class surgeons who qualify based on strict standards.
BLIS is not health insurance, rather a new type of insurance that BLIS has developed which provides financial protection against costs that may arise from specific complications.

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BLIS, Inc.

For Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgeons can now include BLIS complication cost protection as part of their quality surgery offering. Complications from surgery don’t happen often but when they do, they can leave all parties involved in a difficult situation. With BLIS protection in place, if a covered complication occurs, BLIS pays for all* incurred medical bills including surgeon fees, hospital or surgery center fees, other professional fees and ancillary care.

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For Bariatric Surgery

As a best-in-class bariatric surgeon you’ve built your reputation by providing your patients the trusted skills, quality assurances, and choice they need to achieve their surgery goals. Now, BLIS makes it possible for you to easily and affordably include complication cost protection as part of your quality surgery offering.

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Complication Protection. BLIS is an exclusive program.

BLIS is an exclusive program offered only to best in class surgeons who qualify based on strict standards.

As a patient you’ve taken a lot of time and careful consideration to choose your surgeon - and so has BLIS!

BLIS is an exclusive program offered only to best in class surgeons who qualify based on strict standards.

BLIS is not health insurance, rather a new type of insurance that BLIS has developed which provides financial protection against costs that may arise from specific complications.

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For Plastic Surgery. Plastic Surgeons can now include BLIS.

Plastic Surgeons can now include BLIS complication cost protection as part of their quality surgery offering.

Complications from surgery don’t happen often but when they do, they can leave all parties involved in a difficult situation. With BLIS protection in place, if a covered complication occurs, BLIS pays for all* incurred medical bills including surgeon fees, hospital or surgery center fees, other professional fees and ancillary care. The BLIS program provides many exclusive offerings for surgeons and their patients:

To learn how to apply to become a BLIS surgeon, please click here Contact Us or call (888) 805-4075.

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For Bariatric Surgery. Best in class Surgeons.

As a best-in-class bariatric surgeon you’ve built your reputation by providing your patients the trusted skills, quality assurances, and choice they need to achieve their surgery goals.

Now, BLIS makes it possible for you to easily and affordably include complication cost protection as part of your quality surgery offering.

Exclusive Protection Offering to Bariatric Surgeons:

Covered Procedures:

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
Laparoscopic Gastric Plication

Revisional Procedures; Band to Bypass and Band to Sleeve

To learn more about how to become a BLIS surgeon, please Contact Us or call (888) 805-4075.

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BLIS for Patient Financing. Financing for Qualified Bariatric Patients.

Low monthly payments with a Springstone Extended Plan

BLIS Patient Financing

BLIS has taken a lot of time and careful consideration to choose a quality patient financing partner and have found that partner in Springstone Patient Financing. Springstone payment plans are available exclusively to approved BLIS bariatric surgeons and their patients.

» Apply to become a BLIS Surgeon and offer BLIS Patient Financing

BLIS Patient Financing in partnership with SpringStone

Financial Flexibility for Qualified Patients

  • Low monthly payments
  • Fixed rates as low as 3.99% APR*
  • Plans from $2,000 to $40,000
  • Terms up to 84 months
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Covers co-pays and deductibles
  • Easy and quick decision process

* For plan details, please visit springstoneplan.com

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BLIS Orthopedics. A BLIS Program for Orthopedics.

In 2013 BLIS added Covered Procedures in Orthopedic Surgery.

The BLIS program now covers orthopedic procedures including, (Primary cases only): 1) total knee arthroplasty (total joint replacement); 2) the total hip arthroplasty (total joint replacement); 3) total shoulder; 4) total ankle; 5) spine.   BLIS is making BLISCare available to select orthopedic surgeons around the country.

For more information on BLIS in orthopedics Contact Us

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About BLIS.

BLIS is a privately held company headquartered in Portland, OR.

BLIS provides insurance and professional consulting services through a network of related business entities and industry partners. Founded in 2005 by Arthur G. Richards and Reginald G. Schindler, BLIS has grown to include over 300 healthcare providers who are currently active clients participating in BLIS programs located in 43 states. BLISCare complications protection insurance is the hallmark product developed by BLIS.

BLISCare is the first product of its kind. It is designed to insure only the very best surgeons within their respective specialty. BLISCare is not insurance for patients, hospitals or payers – only surgeons can participate. BLIS is a ‘surgeon centric’BLIS, Inc.insurance underwriting organization. BLIS has developed a unique, proven and powerful capability which allows BLIS to price the risk of surgical complications at a per procedure level and over time frames of 30 months. Contact Us for more information about BLIS


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