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RE: [IP] Cost of Pumps


I have found that some insurance companies will split the difference of the
savings with you, if you pick up billing errors.

I don't know about BC/BS but hey it's worth a try.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf
> Of email @ redacted
> Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 1999 07:48
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Cost of Pumps
> Well, apparently some rip offs are even greater that others.  I
> have not seen
> the bill from the place where I bought the pump, but the
> insurance Explanation
> of Benefits (EOB) said the submitted charge was $9,000 and the allowable
> amount was $8525 for a negotiated savings of $475.  My insurance
> is is Blue
> Cross Blue Shield regular, federal , through my husband who is a federal
> retiree. I was initially told the pump cost about $5,000, so it
> looks like I
> have some phone calls to make.
> Phyllis Dobin
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