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Re: [IP] Insurance Regulations



> I have a friend that has had a little problem with insurance.  I was
> wondering if anyone knows of any regulations to require what they cover
> for diabetes care.
> 
> Here is the message I got:
> 
> Hey, we just found out when we went to the pharmacy last week that our
> insurance no longer covers ANY diabetic supplies... NONE! They'll pay
> for insulin but  nothing to deliver it to Justus with. I'm freaking out.
> Do you know if this is legal????
> 
> 
> 
> Brian Carter
> Petition for a Cure at:
> http://www.DiabetesBytes.com
> .


All but 4 states have insurance requirements for covering diabetes 
supplies. Read your policy cover to cover. If it is not specifically 
excluded, they are on the hook.

see:

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/links.shtml#insurance

first two links -- the second shows mandatory coverage by state
.
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