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Re: [IP] Medicare coverage of pump supplies/insulin



ha, you are talking common sense...... : )
since when has Medicare been run with common sense?

MichelleS

On 2/4/2014 4:53 PM, Jan Chait wrote:
> Is a working pancreas medically necessary? Just wondering, since you can
> most closely mimic a pancreas using a pump. Do they know that a pump is the
> gold standard of care? Have they ever heard of the DCCT trials and what it
> says about pumps? Do they know that a pump and good control can save them a
> pile of money they'd otherwise have to pay for complications?
>
> Just asking.
>
> Jan and Elvis
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