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Re: [IP] Insurance and Your Second Pump

At 08:21 AM 2/3/2005, Rowe, Kelly wrote:
>My insurance company is balking at paying their relatively small
>contribution for purchasing a new pump because they know I have one that is
>still in service.  The reimbursement specialist that is working on my case
>will attempt to convince the insurance company that because my 508 is over 4
>years old and out of warranty it should be replaced.  We'll see how that
>I'm curious how other insurers handle this situation.  What has been your
>experience when upgrading your pump?

My insurance company didn't say "boo" when I upgraded from the H-Tron+ to 
the Animas IR1200.  I think that Animas cited reasons why the newer pump's 
features were much better for me and my diabetes control.  My endo signed 
the paperwork and all went through with no problems.

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