Who qualifies
for surgery coverage?

Canadian citizens are eligible to receive WWO's help for an intervention, but it’s essential to understand the program's criteria.

Eligibility for an intervention

Your age, race, or occupation won’t affect your eligibility for WWO aid. While your income level is considered, it does not automatically prevent you from getting WWO aid. We ask for your Tax assessment to confirm your fiscal circumstances.

You must

Be a Canadian Citizen or Canadian National

Be Eligible for Bariatric Surgery

Typical bariatric patients fall within a range of BMI that is usually above 30