But the statistics only represent roughly a quarter of the approximately 179,000 Americans who got bariatric surgery in 2013 and could conceivably have lost enough weight to warrant excess skin removal or contouring.

That's because insurance companies commonly regard excess skin and contouring surgery as elective cosmetic issues and thus not worthy of coverage, putting the surgery out of reach for thousands who may want or need it.

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Once her parents saw the extent of her infections and the amount of skin she was hiding under her clothes, they decided to put up around $10,000 and get financing for the rest of the $22,000 in surgeries she needed: a corset trunkplasty to tighten the abdomen, a brachioplasty for arms, and a mons lift to address the skin above her pubis.

In January 2013, Bobbitt got all three procedures done on one day, removing some 12 pounds of excess skin.

John Morton, chief of bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at Stanford Health Care, calls skin removal "functional, not aesthetic." He compared it to breast restoration after a mastectomy, arguing that weight loss operations are “just as life-saving as breast cancer surgery." "We have good long term data to support that bariatric surgery reduces mortality in our patients by up to 40 percent,” said Morton.

"So I think if you’re going to cover [ensuing plastic surgery] for one disease, you should cover it for the other as well." Even with health insurance approval, many patients find their coverage may only allow removal of the infected skin of a high risk area, like the belly.

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