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Re: [IP] upgrading?



Wow!  I upgraded to a 712 after my 508's warranty expired and my insurance
BC/BS paid full price of $6,000+.  I had to pay $1800 out of pocket to cover
my portion of DME.  I wonder what the difference was?

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> There have been countless posts on this.  After just 1 year, I'm sure it
> would be cost prohibitive to attempt to "upgrade" from a 508 to a 512.  I
> doubt that either MiniMed or your insurance carrier would be very helpful.
> I waited until the warranty expired (4 yrs) on my 508 and had no difficulty
> whatsoever obtaining a 512.  The upgrade was a breeze and I paid nothing.
> Good Luck!
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