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Re: [IP] Medicare/insulin for the pump



My insulin and strips are covered under Part B. No copay. My pharmacy
took care of everything, after I provided them with some pump
information.

On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 09:14:50 -0700 (PDT)
 Diane Carter <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Would the insulin for the pump be billed under durable
>since it's used with a
> pump?  So far I haven't been able to do so and have to
>pay the copay of 20%
> which is $90 for me with part B under Blue Cross/Blue
>Shield of Michigan.  My
> durable strips and pump supplies seem to be fully
>covered, however.  It's true
> that the pharmacists don't seem to have the knowledge of
>how to bill in this
> situation.  They seem to want to put it under
>medications with a copay.
> Walgreens seemed to have the knowledge but now they
>don't seem to be on my
> list.  :(
>
> Diane from Michigan
>
> Diane  
> .
.
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