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Re: [IP] Insurance coverage

On Mon, 21 Feb 2000 email @ redacted wrote:
> However, as I noted in my letter, the company is very responsive and did put 
> an override on there for me so the glucagon (now residing in my refrigerator) 
> was covered. Knowing them, they also put an override on for all the other 
> DM-ers who are covered under their policy.

> In fact, they company didn't cover DM self-management education, either ... 
> until I called, made an appointment, took over some information and advised 
> them of the necessity of good DM education. It is now covered.
> I think that, as knowledgeable people, we all have an obligation to educate 
> staff benefits -- and the people who make the decisions on coverage -- on the 
> benefits of good DM care. 

Excellent! It is refeshing to find that there are those willing to listen 
and that are responsive to your input. I'm so used to hearing the opposite 
I sometimes forget that there is an occasional silver lining in one of 
those clouds.

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