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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V11 #905

Happy for you to have your insurance cover the Dex!  Now I wonder how long 
we have to wait for Medicare to cover CGMS, too.......... still waiting!!!!! 
(But I needed it so much that we ended up paying for it ourselves -and- it 
is sooo much help with regulation.)

From: <email @ redacted>

> That's an interesting statement: "in the future it might be illegal to be
> diabetic and walk around without something like this". I wish insurance
> companies were more proactive and forward thinking so that these tools 
> would at
> least be offered--a first step. Too many of us have to fight hard to even 
> get
> the number of test strips we need. After external appeal, my insurance 
> just
> yesterday ruled that they would cover Dex Com for me--they actually said 
> it was
> medically necessary! I hate that I feel like "unbelievable!!" And I am sad 
> for
> those who also could benefit from this technology and can't get it.
> Barbara T1 1963, Ping, waiting for Dex to arrive!
> Sent from my BlackBerry. smartphone powered by ACS! 
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