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Re: [IP] Verio Test Strip Script, What would you do?



It's not as if he is dealing with the insurance people himself.  He
has personnel who deal with issues like that.
Change doctors.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 8:07 AM Marshall Katzman
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> What would you do?
> This past January I switched to a MiniMed 670G. Prior to switching to
> this pump I had an Rx for OneTouch Verio strips (7/day) covered by my
> AETNA medicare insurance. Since January I also switched pharmacies and
> my test strip Rx is now for 2.5 strips per day, which does not work with
> this pump. For example, this morning I had a bg of 44 and my pump needed
> to be calibrated 3 times in a time span of approximately 45 minutes
> until my bg was up to 76. As a result, in order to stay within the
> allotted 2.5 strips I have been inputting bg values based on what my
> sensor is reading and not based on a finger test. For this reason I
> would like to get my OneTouch Verio strips back to (7/day). My insurance
> will cover this but my doctor tells me he does not have time to deal
> with the insurance company because it is what he calls  b Insurance
> Harassmentb .
> What would you do?
> .
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