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Re: [IP] Glucagon Kit/Insurance Woes

> I have had diabetes for @30 years and have had trouble getting the
> insurance companies to pay for supplies most of those years.  Now I
> have Oxford and I live in NJ where there is a state mandate which
> states that all diabetic supplies should be covered.  Oxford is
> refusing to cover my infusion sets, my batteries, and my IV preps. 
> I have also not received a supply of insulin which I sent a script
> out for in November.  I have to keep going to the pharmacy to get
> insulin where they tell me the insurance company has denied coverage
> because it is too soon.  I end up paying for my insulin out of
> pocket.  Then when I put in a claim they tell me it was too soon so
> Oxford won't reimburse me.  I wrote a letter to Governor McGreevey
> but I haven't heard anything.  Any other NJ pumpers having similar
> problems??

You need to contact your state representative as well as the 
insurance commissioners office. You must also file written appeals 
with the insurance company. If you do not do these things, they win. 
that is their strategy.

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