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Re: [IP] Cost of Pumps



A note since may insurance would only cover $1500 of Desitronic pump
4,995 full cost. the rep took off $1,000 for a cost of 3,995-1500
insurance finally cost to me 2,835.

CJ Ferry wrote:
> 
> Phyllis:
> 
> 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.
> 
> CJ
> 
> > -----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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> > Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
> >
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