FortisBMI®

Getting Started

To get started with our program, the first thing you will need to do is book your appointment for an initial consultation.

In order to serve you more efficiently, please fill out all forms shown on this page before arriving to your appointment. 

Arrival

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment and bring your ID and insurance card with you.

Forms

To make your experience in our office go smoother and reduce wait times, it’s important that you take a few minutes from the comfort of your home to fill out your patient registration forms. This will allow us to have everything prepared and ready to go when you come see us. 

Things to Note:
  • In order to submit forms properly, you may need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.  Click here to install.
  • We recommend you use your personal computer as proper form functionality on work computers is not guaranteed.
  • Still trouble submitting the form? Please save the document and send as an email attachment to info@fortisbmi.com or fax it to us at (817) 527-6610.
  • Please submit forms at least 24-48 hours before your scheduled appointment.

In these forms, you will be asked to fill out your identification, medical history, and consent on our financial and privacy policies.

Once you've selected the bariatric surgery route, you'll be asked to fill out these forms which will require your consent and inform you how to prepare for your procedure.

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Insurance & Financing

Here at FortisBMI we cover all major insurances and provide flexible financing options. Once you come in for your initial consultation, we will go over all the options available to you at the time. You can also send us a message regarding insurance or financing using this form. You can expect a response from us within 24-48 hours during business hours.

  • Aetna Commercial
  • Advantage Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO & Prime HMO
  • Aetna Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO & POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield TX Medicare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield TX Premier & Essential HMO (S)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield TX- Blue Advantage (BAV) HMO
  • Cigna- PPO, POS, HMOList Item
  • Coventry (S)
  • First Health
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart Accel
  • HealthSmart GEPO
  • HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana- Choice Care PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO & HMO
  • Medicare of Texas
  • Medicare Advantage PPO & HMO
  • Multiplan
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Rail Road Medicare
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Texan Plus (Universal American)
  • Three Rivers Provider Network- Direct
  • Traditional Medicaid of Texas
  • United Healthcare- PPO, Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Nexus ACO

Imagine if you could finance weight loss surgery quickly and easily? You can with the CareCredit credit card.*

  • Gastric bypass
  • Slim band
  • Gastric sleeve
  • Bariatric bypass

You can use CareCredit to cover high deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance, and to pay for treatments and procedures not covered by insurance.