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Re: [IP] insurance co-payments

My insurance company pays 100% for reservoirs, IV Prep, IV3000, batteries, 
and Infusion sets. I still have my $15 copay (3 months supply) for other 
things (insulin, test strips, etc..)


>From: "pokergoddess" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] insurance co-payments
>Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 21:37:26 -0700
>I have BC BS Federal Employee insurance with a $250 deductible.   Being new 
>the pump I've just gotten my info on how much I owe for supplies.
>I'm told I have to pay 10% for the sites, reservoirs, etc. after first 
>my deductible.  When I questioned why I don't have to just pay my $20 
>like I do when I order insulin, I was told these are DME, durable medical
>equipment and treated different than medicines.
>I was afraid to ask them why I only pay the $20 for my 3 month supply of 
>strips (didn't want to have to pay 10% of that cost !!).
>I know each insurance is different, but do most people pay 10% for their 
>supplies (excluding the insulin)??
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