Mercy Weight Management Center
Questions & Answers
Is this like other weight loss programs?
Mercy Weight Management Center is different from other programs. We offer a high level of support, structure,and education. Patients attend weekly classes and receive 1 on 1 coaching, focusing on lifestyle and behavior change for long-term weight management. Mercy Weight Managment Center has partnered with Health Management Resources (HMR), the nations leading provider of medically supervised weight management programs. HMR has dedicated over 20 years to weight loss research and has assisted more than 800,000 individuals to lose weight and develop healthier lifestyle skills.
Do you accept insurance?
We are a self-pay program, however we do provide you with an itemized bill that you may submit to your insurance company for potential reimbursement. The staff at Mercy Weight Management Center can provide you with insurance reimbursement guidelines and documentation of your participation in the program if needed.
How much does it cost?
The program fees vary for the program depending on how much weight you want to lose, how quickly you would like to lose the weight, and any medical risk factors. The programs begin at $20 per week plus the cost of your nutritional products and medical supervision if needed.
Do I need to eat special food?
Mercy Weight Management Center utilizes portion controlled, calorie controlled meal replacements as a vehicle to your weight loss while you are learning new skills and behaviors. There are several different diet options from which to choose.
Are the food products available to anyone?
We do sell our meal replacement products to the general public. We have shakes, entrees, and delicious snack bars to choose from. To place an order, use the convenient Meal Replacement Order Form
and submit online. Or, call your order into us at 419.251.8760. You may also print the Meal Replacement Order Form and fax it to 419.251.8765. Your order will be ready for pickup at the Center in 24 hours.
If you are not a member of our Clinic Program and wish to have the replacement meals shipped to your home, please visit Mercy Weight Loss.com.
Does exercise play a role in this program?
The program focuses on physical activity and movement as a key component of weight loss and weight maintenance. We are excited to be offering our patients access to the three Mercy Centers for Health Promotion to achieve their physical activity goals.
Do I need a referral from my physician?
Often physicians refer their patients to the program, however you do not need to have a referral to join.
How do I get started?
We offer free orientation sessions that provide you an overview of the different diet options and what you can expect if you participated in the program. Please call the center at 419-251.8760 for more information.