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Re: [IP] Tape Not Sticking/Mastisol Liquid Adhesive



Tricare covered Mastisol for you?  I turned in a prescription for it, but
when I went to pick it up the pharmacy told me Tricare wouldn't cover it.
Now I'm wondering if they even filed a claim.

Marisa

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To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 12:35 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Tape Not Sticking/Mastisol Liquid Adhesive


> Mastisol is an OTC so no prescription is needed.  The pharmacist can look
it
> up in his medical supply book.  He can find it under adhesives. and or
> colostomy supplies.  This was initial used for medical adhesion for
various
> devices.  It is very popular now for pumping.  I posted the Ferndale Labs
> info who makes the Mastisol. ou can call them for more info and purchase.
It
> was someone at our insurance office who actually put me in touch with a
close
> pharmaceutical supply house in Tacoma, WA  that carries it and would send
it
> to me next day delivery.  The gal at the ins. office knew Josh was
diabetic
> so there was no question of coverage by the ins company.  If you want your
> ins to cover it then it will require the prescription, but if you are
going
> to purchase then you can also just put in for reimbursement.  Check with
your
> ins company.  I am only speaking about Tricare.
>
> Sylvia
> mom to Joshua
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