*Signal and Individual Health Plan members are not eligible for this benefit.
** Argus-approved medical weight management programmes include Bermuda Wellness & Outreach Centre (Dr. Brent Williams), Ocean Rock Wellness (Dr. Ayesha Peets-Talbot), and PFR Wellness/eFit (Dr. Benjamin Lau).
What services are covered by this benefit?
Office visits with the programme’s supervising physician.
Physician and non-physician led individual and group health education sessions, including group exercise.
Dietician services provided by a registered dietician or nutritionist with medical oversight.
Behavioral therapy and counselling as part of the medical weight management programme.
Services not covered include:
Lab tests (covered in Diagnostic Services benefit), food or food/vitamin supplements, educational materials, use of exercise equipment, individual exercise sessions or gym memberships, diagnostic or follow up testing not deemed to be medically necessary, including genomics; experimental or investigational treatments for weight reduction. This includes, but is not limited to, acupuncture or laser therapy for weight loss, body plethysmography, dual-energy x-ray body composition, gastric electrical stimulation, HCG or vitamin injections for weight loss, indirect calorimetry, whole body calorimetry and whole body bioimpedence analysis.
If you want to lose weight, contact your physician to discuss how the Argus Medical Weight Programme benefit can work for you.