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Re: [IP] Re: Medicare and pump rental



 Sue; thank you for years of service in military and your nursing career. I know
you have helped me and others on IP, albeit, quietly and generously.
 Your knowledge and wisdom have been a blessing to me and others. I look forward
to your posts.
Sent from my iPhone
Phyllis 

> On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:56 AM, Sue Leferson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Mike, I won't even dignify your comments with a response.  And BTW, I am a
> Vietnam vet.
> 
> Sue
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life." 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Mike Breaux
> Sent: Monday, December 16, 2013 9:39 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Medicare and pump rental
> 
> Sue,
> 
> There is nothing constructive or for that matter factual about your comments
> below.  A person receiving Medicare benefits has paid in 2.90% of their
> lifetime earnings for this (1.45% of their actual wages and their employer
> match which is really part of their wages as well as any employer counts
> this as an employee cost).  Unfortunately the way our elected
> representatives have managed the funds has been less than adequate but to
> state that you are paying for it is just not right.....you are paying for
> your own for which you may never receive but that is an issue to take up
> with your representatives. 
> 
> Medicaid and SSI are an entirely different matter and not even beginning to
> touch that one.  Short term both are needed.  Systemic long-term recipients
> probably need to be looked at for alternatives.
> 
> Someone earlier lumped VA receipients into this category.  I find this
> abhorrent.  These individuals also paid for these benefits but this payment
> was with their bodies.  Yes, they volunteered but for those with service
> connected disabilities it would be a disgrace to say that these would not be
> taken care of by the nation for which they sacrificed.  Lots of intricacies
> with this one and I do know exactly what they are and how it works.
> 
> It is very easy to make your comment in that manner....how about stating a
> solution!
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Sue Leferson <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Monday, December 16, 2013 9:22 PM
> Subject: RE: [IP] Re: Medicare and pump rental
> 
> 
> We know you don't pay anything for anything.  We are paying it for you.
> We're tired of hearing it, ok?
> 
> I just went against my own rule.  Sigh
> 
> Sue
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life."
> 
> 
> 
> 
> <<I don't pay a thing for my pump or  supplies, including cgm/sensors.>>
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