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Re: [IP] Animas ezAccess Program

I spoke with a representative from Animas today about the ezAccess 
program.  It is not for upgrading software on your current pump.  It is for 
upgrading to a completely new pump that has newer features.  The person I 
spoke with said that they found that when a newer pump comes out, most 
insurances balk at allowing someone to upgrade, she used the example of 
going from an IR1000 to an IR1200, without having the doctor write out 
specific reasons why that patient needs the newer pump.  And, even then, 
they might not go along with the upgrade.  Evidently this upgrade program 
will allow prior Animas pump owners to upgrade to the newest pump without 
as much difficulty and hassle.  She also mentioned that the next Animas 
pump in the works will have the glucose meter built in.  They have no idea 
of price for this upgrade program or anything else specific, just that they 
were planning on implementing something.  She told me I should just keep 
checking their website for more information as it becomes available.

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