Re: [IP] MEDTRONIC is failing big time!
I liked MiniMed when pumps first came out. They couldnbt have done all the
research Medtronic does.
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> On Jan 10, 2019, at 5:43 PM, Liliana Wells
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> Thanks for sharing your experience.
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 5:07 PM Jean Roseman
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> I too am on Medicare and hit nothing but stall spots with Medtronic. My
>> doctor would show me copies of faxes b sometimes as many as four b she had
>> answered them with to substantiate my visits which we kept tightly scheduled
>> to six months. Medtronic would claim they never received a response from her
>> office. It would sometimes take 2-3 weeks to a month and many, many phone
>> calls to get supplies. The same thing was happening with her other Medicare
>> patients. It looks like Medtronic does not want to deal with Medicare.
>> It got to be so bad that when I had the option to change pumps after 20
>> I decided to go with Tandem. So far I am very happy with the pump and
>> Tandem's supply chain. Their newest pump can also eventually be updated with
>> software. I knew I did not want the Medtronic 630 so this Tandem has so far
>> been the answer.
>> The only disadvantage is slight and they are working on it. They do not have
>> as many people on their support line so I have had to wait a while to get
>> called back. I was told today they are hiring more people. This company is
>> trying to do all the right things like Minimed did before it became
>> Good luck. Jean
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