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Insurance requires LOMN, cardiac, pulmonary and psych clearance and sleep apnea work-up. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida: Per Policy Bulletin insurance requires five-year history, 6 month diet, psych evaluation, and TSH showing no endocrine disorders. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois: Blue Cross of Blue Shield Massachusetts: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi: Per Employee Access Policy Bulletin insurance requires five-year history of morbid obesity, documentation of failed diet attempts and TSH.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska: Per Policy Bulletin 1. Per Corporate Medical Policy insurance requires physician documentation of weight loss measures over the past 5 years, three-year weight history and psych evaluation. Limited to one procedure per lifetime. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee: Gastric Sleeve may be covered on case by case determination.

StomaphyX is investigational and not covered. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas: Blue Shield of California: Per Policy Bulletin insurance requires 6 month diet supervised by Primary Care Physician or physician other than a bariatric surgeon , medical evaluation by PCP, psych evaluation and two year history.

Per faxed policy insurance requires 3 month multi-disciplinary diet approach, psych evaluation, cardiac evaluation, pulmonary evaluation and post-op program. Per faxed policy insurance requires initial history and physical exam with office notes and any lab work done Highmark Blue Cross: Per Policy Bulletin G insurance requires physician supervised 6 month diet and exercise program and psych evaluation.

Per Policy Bulletin insurance requires five-year history of morbid obesity, 6 month diet and exercise program and psych evaluation. Per Policy Bulletin insurance requires 6 month medically supervised diet, Primary Care Physician clearance and psych evaluation. Per Policy Bulletin Per Utilization Management at Pacificare, this is a general exclusion on the policy but should be submitted with LOMN, PCP, pulmonary, cardiac and psychiatric clearance along with three year history of diets tried and outcomes.

Per Policy Bulletin CP. Per fax transmission insurance requires three-year history, 6 month diet supervised by physician other than surgeon and psych evaluation. Per Policy Bulletin 58 insurance requires 6 month diet, psych and documentation of willingness to comply. No set policy bulletin. Each case to be evaluated individually. Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield: Not sure if you have insurance coverage for weight loss surgery?

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We will need some facts and records from you to prepare this letter, such as your height, weight, body mass index and any documentation proving how long you have been overweight. Mickey asks her not to tell Gus about the phones, which she does not. When Bert Atkinson Dave Hill later plasters posters of Wellard around Walford , she deals with a complaint about them, telling Gus to take them down or he will be fined.

She is also present at the police station and takes Ronnie Mitchell 's Samantha Womack clothes from her for forensic analysis after she is arrested for the murder. He arrives in Walford to reunite with his estranged son. It is revealed that Jase used to be in a gang of football hooligans led by Terry Bates Nicholas Ball , and his involvement led to him spending time in prison. However Jase finds his gang-related past hard to break free from.

Described as the "fire", as opposed to Ronnie's "ice", [15]. Described as the "ice", as opposed to Roxy's "fire", [15] Ronnie takes over Scarlet nightclub and forms a relationship with her business partner, Jack Branning , Scott Maslen. However Ronnie finds it difficult to move on from the years of manipulation and abuse she suffered from her father, Archie Mitchell Larry Lamb. It is soon revealed that Craig has a gun in the glove compartment of his car.

Lauren Branning Madeline Duggan invites him and Lucy to her house and they play truth or dare. Craig later dares Lucy to shoplift from the Minute Mart. Patrick is attacked soon after. Ian and Max find Lucy and Craig in bed at Craig's flat. Craig is warned by Max whilst Lucy is told to button her top and get out. The next day after taking Lucy home, Ian reports the incident to the police and Craig is cautioned, much to Ian's annoyance.

Lucy and Craig later meet in secret. It is later revealed that it was Craig who attacked Patrick. Sean Slater Robert Kazinsky , who had also disagreed with Patrick, is charged with the crime. On the same day, it is revealed that Craig and Lucy have got back together.

When Lucy plays truant , she goes to see Craig and gets into his car, almost discovering his gun, but he stops her by saying there is a wasp in her hair and quickly changes the subject. On 6 September, Craig and Lucy run away to a hotel. When Craig comes out of the shower topless, he makes it clear that he wants to have sex but she throws her drink on him and locks herself in the bathroom.

She phones Ian on her mobile but her family have gone looking for her so they never get the call. She leaves a message but it is cut short when her battery runs out.

She persuades Craig to leave the hotel by saying they will steal money from Ian. Lucy runs to her father, pretending to cry, and tells the police that Craig attacked Patrick. Craig is arrested for attempted murder and is not seen again, resulting in Sean's freedom. However, Craig hides his gun in Lucy's bag. Steven Aaron Sidwell , Lucy's half-brother, later attempts to use the gun to shoot himself but instead wounds Jane.

As of April , she has had four separate stints in the series, in two episodes , four episodes , , and onwards. Rainie has been called "troublesome" [16] and "troubled". One month later, she leads a team of officers to arrest Deano and Chelsea Fox Tiana Benjamin for attempting to pervert the course of justice. He leaves Patrick his card, and Patrick later telephones him and tells him Sean is the culprit. One month later, the police officers arrest Chelsea and Deano after it has been discovered they are perverting the course of justice.

He returns on 18 March when Lucy runs away and leaves again on 23 March. He becomes involved in the chase with Bradley and he watches him fall to his death. Treacher, who plays the character, is the son of former EastEnders actor Bill Treacher , who played original character Arthur Fowler from to Clement borrowed from Kevin Wicks Phil Daniels.

As Shirley and Heather drives away to Brighton, Pat comes out from the service station and calls out that it is her car, but she slips and breaks her shoe. Len mends her broken shoe, and then offers her a lift to Worthing , where she had been heading for.

After Pat accepts, he drives her to a run-down mental facility where Pat's long-lost sister Joan had been sent sixty years previously. After being refused entry, he helps Pat to break in, where they discover that Joan hadn't died aged 22 as Pat had been told, but had been sent to a different hospital in the s. However, while running from the police, Len drops the paper which reveals which hospital she had been sent to, but he searches the internet and finds the location.

He takes Pat there, where they discover that Joan had only died a few years ago, and that she had married in He takes Pat back to Walford, where he says goodbye to her, giving her his card, looks around, and then drives away. Len isn't heard of again until Christmas Eve , when Pat receives a rocking horse and card from him.

Damian , played by James Hillier , is Roxy Mitchell 's Rita Simons fiancé whom she starts avoiding calls from during her stay in Walford. Roxy tells her sister Ronnie Samantha Womack she is going to leave Damian and never go back to Ibiza, but Ronnie warns her to wait until she gets the money out of his business. They then both get into an argument over the situation during which Damian arrives totally unexpectedly at The Queen Victoria pub. Roxy even kisses Ian to prove she loves him with all her heart in front of Damian.

Damian then leaves to go back to Ibiza. Two months later, Damian returns to Walford to be with Roxy, who pretends that she had a miscarriage. On 29 October, Damian attacks Ian in the café when he discovers that he and Roxy were never even in love, and then gets himself arrested by Jack Branning Scott Maslen when he "hits" Ronnie this is set up by Ronnie, when she makes it look like he was sexually assaulting her.

Damian then realises that Roxy doesn't really love him, but is using him to get the money he owes her. This is the last time he is seen. Queenie is a controlling woman, who regularly taunts, insults and demeans her daughter, always calling her by the name "Pig".

When Shirley Carter Linda Henry asks Heather to move out of her mother's flat and into hers, Queenie manipulates Heather into staying by pretending to have an accident. Heather is so concerned for her mother's safety that she decides not to move out, but she later hears Queenie laughing about her deception to a friend on the phone.

Heather is so angry that she decides to move in with Shirley after all, only to find that Shirley has been evicted as she'd failed to pay the rent. Not wanting to remain living with her spiteful mother, Heather decides to pay the rent with money she has in her savings account. When she sneaks back to Queenie's to find her savings book however, she discovers that her mother has stolen most of her money. When she discovers that Heather is pretending to be Hazel Hobbs Kika Mirylees so they can win a wedding competition is a magazine, Queenie blackmails Minty and Heather, saying she will not leave unless they give her their winnings from the competition.

Heather reveals to Minty that Queenie had told her that her father walked out on them because he hated living with Heather. Minty then encourages Heather to stand up to Queenie, which she does, prompting Queenie to leave. Queenie later tries to stop Minty and Heather's wedding, revealing Heather's true identity to Marni Lisa Ellis from the magazine. Heather marries Minty anyway and later berates Queenie for trying to ruin her happiness, and Queenie leaves.

When Heather gives birth to a baby boy named George in , she phones Queenie to let her know that she is a grandmother, but is unsurprisingly let down by her mother's response. In , Heather tries to visit Queenie but a neighbour tells her that Queenie has moved to Eastbourne a few years before. When Heather is murdered in , Queenie does not attend her funeral. When Babe's niece, Shirley, best friend of Heather, and her family go to Ramsgate, Babe decides to come clean about the incident with Queenie, but when Queenie's name is brought up, Shirley works out from looking at photos with dates on the back, that Babe and Queenie took babies from teenage girls and gave them away.

Tamwar works hard on his studies to please his parents, but he fails to achieve the grades he needs for his place at university. Later in , Tamwar meets Afia again and they begin dating, leading to a marriage. However, the various dramas between the two families, including Yusef physically abusing Zainab, ultimately lead to Afia divorcing Tamwar.

He represents them in court after they are charged with falsifying evidence in a police enquiry. Despite Mr Hughes' plea for lenience, Deano and Chelsea are sentenced to 6 months in prison. After she forgets his birthday, Vinnie finally confronts her, resulting in Shirley revealing her true feelings for Phil. They split, but Vinnie is soon joined by his son, Callum Elliott Jordan.

When an old friend offers him the chance to travel across the world in a vintage car, Vinnie accepts the offer, but is unsure whether he should take his ex-girlfriend, Shirley. Masood appears as the local postman, and moves to Albert Square with his family. He catches up with Jase Dyer Stephen Lord , a former member of the gang, in Walford and attempts to recruit him back into the gang.

When this fails to win Jase back, the gang raid The Queen Victoria pub looking for him. Jase had arrived in London from Manchester aged 15, and Terry took him under his wing. After Dee told the police about Jase's unruly behaviour, Jase went to prison and came out a changed man, caring for his son Jay. The gang later turn on Dee when they find out he had told the police about Jase, and arrange for his car to crash, injuring him severely.

Jase expresses his wish to have no part in the gang, so Terry visits Jay while Jase is out, taking him to see a firework display. Jase later finds Terry in a snooker hall , and again says that he wants no further involvement with the gang. After playing a game of snooker with Jase, Terry lets him go home, watching him menacingly as he leaves. He confronts Jase in the cellar and one of his gang members attack Jase, knocking a pregnant Honey Mitchell Emma Barton down into some empty beer kegs, who is then rushed to hospital by Jase.

Terry later leaves the area with his gang members. Terry arrives at the hospital, then later visits Jase's flat and turns Jay against Jase. He returns to Walford on 25 July , after Jase, desperate for money, agrees to work for him again.

Terry reappears in August, where he makes plans for Jase to get some of his money back for him. It turns out that Jase has been stealing from him, and Terry, in retaliation, sets Jase up, then returns to his flat and holds Jay hostage.

Jase and Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick rush to the rescue. A confrontation ensues where Billy managed to get Jay out of the flat to safety in Jase's van. Terry has his men beat Jase to the brink of death. After Jay makes a frantic call to Honey, armed CO19 officers storm 89 George Street and arrest Terry, his men and Billy, who had been hiding in the bathroom after seeing the gang standing over Jase and was too frightened to try to save him.

Jase later dies in hospital. Terry returns in May during his trial. He gets his wife Viv Bates Dido Miles to threaten Billy by saying she will hurt Jay if he does go to the trial to testify.

When his name is still on the witness list, Viv sends Bird and two other hitmen to hold Jay hostage. However, Terry is found guilty of Jase's murder and is sentenced to life imprisonment so Viv leaves him, throwing her wedding ring at him. He then says he will have revenge on her. It is revealed that Dee was the one who informed on Jase to the police, resulting in Jase being sent to prison.

Terry and his firm arrange a car crash for Dee, which leaves him severely injured. Soon after his arrival in Walford Jack begins an on-off relationship with Ronnie Mitchell Samantha Womack , but he betrays her by having sex with her sister Roxy Rita Simons , and getting her pregnant.

Jack also has a brief fling with Sam Mitchell Danniella Westbrook , resulting in another baby. He goes on to reunite with Ronnie, however their child, James dies of sudden infant death syndrome. Jack then has a relationship with Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean , but he jilts her moments before they are due to marry. Maslen made his final appearance on 15 October after six years on the show.

Clement , but asks her not to tell Billy. Pat persuades Honey to tell him, but he is distant initially. He soon comes round, following a heart to heart, and admits to being concerned, like Honey, that they would love the new baby more than their daughter Janet Mitchell Grace if it did not have Down's syndrome , which Janet has.

Honey reassures him it will not happen. After this, Billy and Honey agree they want the baby and gradually tell their families. When William is born, it seems that he is stillborn because he is not breathing but he pulls through. Honey wants to name him after Billy and feels guilty about being happy that he does not have Down's syndrome. William leaves Walford with Honey and Janet in September when Billy lies about giving Jase's money to charity, which had led to his death.

In April , when it is revealed that William is ill, Billy goes to see him, leaving the Mitchell family, who are torn apart by the true identity of Danielle Jones Lauren Crace and her subsequent death, to see William. William reappears in May , along with Janet, for Billy's birthday party. In May , Billy has trouble telling Janet and William that Honey has been involved in a car crash and that Jack has died.

William appears again in May when he meets Billy's girlfriend Julie Perkins Cathy Murphy for the first time as they play in the local park. During the live segment at the end of the second episode, William returns to the Square to watch Billy take part in the Olympic Torch relay.

William returned in February with Janet to stay with Billy. Lola's boyfriend Peter Beale Ben Hardy , feels squeezed out by this as the flat is overcrowded. In May , William returns again along with Honey and Janet.

Billy and Honey take Janet and William out for the day and Billy believes Honey wants to reconcile with him, but she reveals that William has been offered a modelling job in Canada and she plans to move there with Janet and William.

She explains that she wanted Billy to be able to spend as much time with Janet and William as he could before they left. Billy is outraged by this, even more so when he discovers that William's contract lasts for a year. Billy burns Janet's passport and pleads with Honey not to take Janet and William but Honey is adamant and refuses to change her mind. She allows Janet and William to stay with Billy until their departure. Billy decides to flee with Janet and William and stays the night at a hotel, with the intention of going to stay with Garry Hobbs Ricky Groves.

Honey finds out what Billy had been planning to do and she decides to let Janet stay with him whilst she is in Canada with William. Billy is satisfied with this solution, and after bidding farewell to Billy, William leaves for Canada with Honey. He is left devastated when Honey tells him his modelling contract has not been renewed. In , Billy, Honey, Janet and Will move into the flat above the funeral parlour, where Billy is made a partner in the business, but Will struggles to sleep.

Keegan gets into Dennis's house and tells them Bernadette is pregnant. Dennis and Will apologise and Keegan attempts to force Dennis to smoke, but is caught and thrown out by Michelle. The scenes in which Honey was attacked were subject to heavy criticism, with Ofcom receiving 78 complaints from viewers about the level of violence displayed, and concerns for the safety of her baby. The media regulatory body stated that: He reappears in May when Roxy has to go to hospital after fainting.

Jamie gives Roxy his number. He later meets up with her at The Queen Victoria pub, though he is interrupted when his former wife Laura Stewart Jessica Regan arrives and asks him to look after their son, Felix Stewart Oaklee Pendergast. Roxy gets on well with Felix, but when she faints again and finds out that she is pregnant, Jamie tells her that he cannot commit to a relationship with her, as he is already preoccupied with Felix. In , he treats Stacey Slater Lacey Turner after she falls and cuts her head.

Abi is jealous of her as Bernadette is playing Mary. After Abi tries to sabotage Bernadette to gain the role of Mary, she is demoted from narrator to the role of the donkey. Bernadette later appears at Abi's twelfth birthday party in June , when she teases Abi about having a childish party, but they later become friends. Max tells Abi to stand up to Bernadette, and it is revealed that Abi had assaulted Bernadette off-screen and been suspended from school for four days.

In May , Tanya tells Max that she is pregnant. In December , Oscar is delivered by Max as Tanya had left it too late to go to hospital. The midwife gives Max instructions over the phone and Oscar is named by his sister, Abi Branning Lorna Fitzgerald , although Max is not keen on the name. In December , Tanya leaves Max, taking Lauren and Oscar with her after discovering the true extent of Max's financial problems and that her salon was still in Max's name, despite his promise to put her name on the deeds.

Whilst in the care of Tanya's mother, Cora Cross Ann Mitchell , Oscar suffers a fall whilst playing and suffers minor injuries. Lauren returns alone in August and reveals that Tanya and Oscar are staying in Exeter. Oscar returns in April and stays with Max, whilst Tanya is on a night out in London. Lauren is upset and angry that everyone is carrying on as normal and ignoring the fact that Lucy is dead.

She allows Oscar to stay with Max for a while but he returns to live with Tanya when Max is arrested and charged with Lucy's murder in July Oscar is originally played by Gabriel Miller-Williams. His mother, Claire, said she was going to sue the BBC as she only found out he was sacked after a taxi failed to pick him up. She said, "It's a disgusting way to treat people. We still haven't had a call explaining why he was sacked. I've sent his contract to solicitors to investigate legal action.

In this instance the decision to recast at this time was in part due to Gabriel's travelling costs. As the BBC strives to deliver value for money across all its productions, travel costs are a factor that must be considered. On 24 February , Gaynor appears as part of an iconic episode of EastEnders featuring only black members of the cast. Theo Kelly Rolan Bell uses her to get Chelsea to come to the pub so he can speak to her. This episode marks her first credited appearance and first main speaking part.

Booty closes down in late , so Gaynor loses her job. When Roxy faces financial difficulties, Roxy sells the salon back to Tanya, and Gaynor continues working there. Sadie leaves and sells the Salon, and Gaynor stops appearing round about this point as she does not have a job any more. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 12 July Retrieved 10 July Mrs Manju Patel — an 'EastEnders' legend? Mickey Jones; Executive Producer: Paul Mari 7 January John Howlett; Executive Producer: Dominic Treadwell-Collins ; Writer: Christopher Reason 20 July Christopher Reason 21 July Retrieved 11 May Retrieved 22 March Retrieved 21 March Retrieved 9 August Retrieved 11 August Natalie Cassidy displays huge bump as she prepares for arrival of first baby".

Retrieved 13 July Retrieved 5 March Retrieved 20 October Retrieved 27 July Retrieved 1 April Retrieved 3 December Retrieved 19 February Clive Arnold; Executive Producer: Diederick Santer ; Writer: Colin Wyatt 23 April Archived from the original on 16 May

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