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RE: [IP] Medicare and pump rental.


"One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
else's life." 

<<Huge sigh.>>

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, wrote:

> Why would anyone want to "rent" an insulin pump?  I'd chanmge over to  
> MM, they (or as I undersatnd it), "exchange" their pumps every few 
> years to a newer model.  Not sure about any costs incurred by anyone.  
> I received  mine in Jan 12, it was from the V.A. but wheni do call for 
> any assistance they remind me that it is still under their policy 
> until 15 so I'd have to talk to my  provide about getting an updated 
> one.  Now that I'm using SSI  the VA has no financial bearing on it I 
> get everything free from MM/medicare. No bills,  no co pays no hassle, 
> evry month I get what I need, senors, strips  resv quik sets..etc. 
> Been since March 13. I don't even need tocall or submit a  request for 
> a refill.
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