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Re: [IP] trying to find a supplier



 Thanks for the info about the insulin. CCS has another name, something like
DECC and it is on the list. Sarah
On Dec 31, 2013, at 12:10 PM, Julia R wrote:

> I didn't think CCS was on the Medicare DMEPOS list.  I thought the whole
> country had to switch to these limited number of suppliers if they get strips
> through Medicare by mail order.  My confusion never ceases!
> 
>  Sarah, CVS got Medicare approval before they would give me the insulin.
> They had to bill Medicare so they could let me know what my 20% co-pay was.
> It took about 2 weeks because I am new to Medicare and I think Medicare
 > verifies your pump S/N with Medtronic before they will approve the first
time.
> CVS even had to tell them my height and weight!  Don't ask me why!
> Julia
> 
> 
> I use CCS and love them, there always there for any questions that I may
> have.
> They took care of everything contacting insurance my doctor. I would
> definitely
> suggest them to anyone
> 
> Angel K Mason MH
> 
> 
> 
>> On Dec 31, 2013, at 9:31 AM, sarah jones <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> I use CCS medical (ccsmed.com). They supply all my pump supplies and
> strips,
>> control solution, lancets. I have Medicare and Anthem blue cross and and
> they
>> handle all the billing so I pay nothing. All they require is a testlog
> every
> six
>> months showing that I'm testing as frequently as I say.
>> 
>> OTOH they don't sell insulin and I am trying to get my local Rite aid
> familiar
>> with the Medicare paperwork. For my Novolog they require me to pay the
> secondary
>> insurance 20% up front. Bought insulin in November and am still waiting
> for
> them
>> to bill Medicare for it.
>> 
>> Sarah
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