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Re: [IP] Anyone's insurance paid for the 522 with RT monitor yet?

Without a CPT code ("insurance number"), exactly how, pray tell, do you 
expect your insurance company to reimburse or pay for this expense?  
Also, a better question even yet, WHY the H hasn't MM a code for this???

Antonio in LA,Age 40, Type 1 since 1993
MiniMed Paradigm 515, OneTouch Ultra, MiniMed Carelink and PAL software

Patience Boyd wrote:
> My 511 expires on July 20th and I get to ask for a new one starting on 
> July 17th.
> I'm covered by Harvard Pilgrim in Massachusetts.  I'm having no luck 
> whatsoever getting a case manager to return my call about the process 
> of replacement, let alone adding on the real-time glucose monitor.  
> Has anyone else asked Harvard Pilgrim to cover the $1,000 of the 
> monitor and then the monthly supplies?
> As of last week, Minimed thought they were about a year away from 
> getting an "insurance number" for billing.
> Thanks!
> Patience in Cambridge
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