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Re: [IP] Medicare questions

Novalog and Humalog are both prescription medications.  To the best of my 
knowledge Medicare does NOT cover any prescription meds.

At 01:46 PM 7/12/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>I am having so much trouble trying to figure out how this Medicare thing
>works. What resource can I use where I can get the monthly supply for the
>pump. strips and insulin all from the same place?
>I recently rec'd pump supplies from Disetronics but I can't get my other
>supplies from them.  Do most of you get all your supplies from one company on
>a monthly basis?  I tried to buy Novalog yesterday from the drug store and
>found that they do not take Medicare and there is only one store in this town
>of 50,000 who will.  There just must be an easier way.
>I have been getting my Ultra strips from Canada for $20 less per hundred than
>in the states but I guess I won't be able to do that any longer.
>I know I sound confused about the whole thing and I am!  And no, my BG is not
>low.  (lol)
>Also, if I order the Novalog from the place that was reported on this site
>that charges $28 per vial, will Medicare pay for that?
>HELP!  Thanks in advance...........You may email me privately....Jackie
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