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Re: [IP] Medicare Prescriptions



 My daughter is on regular Medicare and under part B the pharmacy had a co pay
for her...what do I tell them?

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> On Feb 9, 2014, at 2:13 PM, "Sue Leferson" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Sorry, Jo, forgot to mention the most important part!  There is NO CHARGE
> for insulin and test strips for pumpers under Medicare Part B.
> 
> Sue
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life." 
> 
> 
> Hi Jo,
> 
> No, it isn't correct if you are on Medicare A & B.  You need to remind the
> pharmacy that insulin & test strips come from Part B, not D, because you
> wear a pump.  A lot of them don't realize that 'til you inform them.  If
> you're not on regular Medicare, then I don't know the answer, but there are
> plenty of pumpers on this list who do have Advantage and will answer you.
> 
> Sue
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life." 
> 
> 
> <<was told for 5 vials of Humalog I owed $164.00 and $145.00 for One Touch
> test strips testing 8 times per day.  I haven't met my deductible, but am
> confused about the surprisingly high co-pays.   Can anyone tell me if this
> is correct?>>
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