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Re: [IP] Insurance Coverage

On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Frank W. Tegethoff, jr. wrote:

> Jack,
> Your DM team will draft a letter of 'Medical Necessity'.  Could any of our 'Medical Professionals' jump in here and provide a few more details for Jack?
> Frank
> ----------
> > What are the criteria used by insurance companies to accept or reject a
> > claim for the pump and supplies?  I know this varies from company to
> > company.  How about the Blues?
> >
> > Minimed needs a letter and a prescription.  What is in the letter?
> >

MiniMed and I expect Disetronic can supply a 'sample' letter of medical 
necessity. You need only ask the sales person for such a sample.

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