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



 o;?Was it him who responded that he lives in Port Saint Lucie, Fl? Ibm in Ft.
Myers, Fl. Thatbs still a 2 hour drive.

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Phyllis 

 > On Aug 26, 2020, at 2:24 PM, Liliana Wells
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> o;?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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