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Re: [IP] Medicare coverage for pump supplies



I've been on medicare since before they covered any supplied and have never 
had a problem as to what was covered.  I get supplied every three months.  I 
had been using sils for years with no trouble then moved to the sure-t.

Lisa Ann & Switch
39yo;dx'70;IP'89;MM515!!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jill Tiffany" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 3:43 PM
Subject: [IP] Medicare coverage for pump supplies


> I'm new to Medicare (with Anthem as my secondary insurance). The company I
> receive my pump supplies from seems as confused and consternated as I am 
> about
> who pays what to whom and when. It seems medicare covers some for my 
> reservoirs
> and but they do NOT cover anything for my Sils (is that because the 
> reservoirs
> are seen as syringes?) Insulin and test strips seem to be covered with 
> some
> co-pay on my part.
>
>  It's clear to me that I need to contact my Anthem insurance to get 
> clearer
> about what they cover and when but I'd welcome any counsel from other 
> pumpers
> who have Medicare. Where can I get information about what Medicare covers 
> re
> pumping supplies? Jill T Peaks Island Maine
.
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