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Re: [IP] Re: Humalog to Novolog



Been there and did that, they refused.  Him and the diatician both wrote
seperate letters.

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Lovelace" <email @ redacted>
To: "IP" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 11:12 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Humalog to Novolog


> On 6/18/02 9:25 PM, "Harvey Sydnor" <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > Just going by the insurance co. info.  Where can I get a copy of the FDA
> > approval for the Ins. Co. ?
> >
>
>
> What you want to do is ask your Endo to write a letter of  Medical
Necessity
> for you to have Novolog.   That way the Insurance Company will have to
> consider Novolog as Formulary.
>
> George
>
>
> Barbara Bradley <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> >>> My doc wants me to stay on the Novolog, but my insurance doesn't cover
> > it,
> >> so I keep hitting him up for samples.  The only reason my ins. company
> >> doesn't approve it is because it is not FDA approved, but more doctors
> >> recommend it for pump use because of it's quick acting properties.<
> >>
> >> Whoa! Where did you get this information?  Novolog is FDA approved and
> > also
> >> approved for pumps. This was in the news last fall.  I forwarded it to
> >> several people when I saw it in the news.  FDA approved it on October
1,
> >> 2001.
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