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Re: [IP] Re: Insulet picture (Disposable pumps)

It makes me feel warm, possibly HOT, but nowhere near fuzzy.

Decisions based upon an insurance company's expected future cash flow can't
result in a decision that's ultimately good for the pump user.   No mention was
made of this being cheaper for the end user.

--- Linda Zottoli <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > Payers, on average, hold on to their patients for about a year and a
> > half, said chief executive Tom Wood. If (the pump) lasts four years,
> > theyre essentially paying for someone elses patient. Ours is
> > disposable, so they only pay for the patients actual use.
> >
>   Doesn't this make YOU feel all warm and cozy? Decisions on what
> treatments are offered to us are being based on how well they fit into
> our ridiculously inefficient (and often unfair) insurance systems --
> it's hard enough that they are based on how much money someone can make
> on them.
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