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Re: [IP] Medicare and pumps



The fact that your insurance can and does lie to you about what Medicare 
covers angers me.  I already ranted tonight, I will spare you anymore of 
my choice words. :)

Louree

On 12/11/2013 7:17 PM, Phyllis Abram wrote:
 > Medicare pays a fixed amount for pumps. Currently (FL) $452.02 per month x 13
> mos = $5876.26 then it belongs to beneficiary (you). It is up to vendor to
> decide what pumps they are willing to provide for that price. Medicare has no
> problem with vendor providing a new pump. But supplying an outdated refurb
> definitely helps the profit margin.
>
> CCS told me Medicare won't pay for a new pump. Above is the actual truth.
>
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> Phyllis
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