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Re: [IP] Blood Glucose Testing



IMHO think this is due to the un"Affordable Health Care Act".

My increases per month have been over $150.


On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Phyllis <email @ redacted> wrote:

> I was wondering how many people on Medicare as their primary use 10 or more
> test strips/day.
> How many test strips does Medicare pay for? Medicare and they payer, in my
> case it is CIGNA, has decided that I only need 10 BG tests/day. They have
> continued to deny coverage for more after submitting logs from CareLink,
> Progress Notes and letters from doctors, and appeals from my supplier.
> CIGNA/Medicare seems to think that 3 tests per day is adequate.
> My secondary pays the co-pay based upon the amount Medicare pays.
> Medicare always paid for 13 tests/day (6 years) until about 180 days ago.
>
> Phyllis
> Type I 62 years
> MM insulin pump 23 years of the 62.
> .
>



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Alan Segal
"There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary, and
those that don't"
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