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Re: [IP] test strips



8/30/00

Dear Chuck,

Your Doc is correct. It's been the law since Feb. 1999.
Contact you local member of the Penna. House of Representatives. They'll
get you a copy of the Act. It's
called constituent service. Good Luck!!!!

Greg M.

Chuck Driscoll wrote:
> 
> Hi Everyone,  I have a question...any help would greatly be
> appreciated, I just started on the pump on Fri., 8-25-00 ( Disetronic
> H-Tron plus) I can't believe the freedom I have now.  I have been a
> diabetic for over 21 yrs. (I'm 33) and was taking 4 shots a day.  I
> still have a lot of fine   tuning to do, but what I'm having problems
> with is the BG testing.  Right now it's about 8 to10 times a
> day...mydoc. told me that it's illegal for my insurance comp. NOT
> to pay /cover the blood strips?  I'm from PA.  Does anyone have
> any imfo. on the details on the Bill that was passed?  Can't afford
> to keep footing the bill on these strips...thanks for any HELP !!!
> Sherri
> 
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