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RE: [IP] RE: Insurance Questions



I totally agree.  The pump would be considered DME, but, I will take what I
can get.
Supplies are disposable, similar to insulin syringes, right?

DB

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jim S. [SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent:	Tuesday, March 28, 2000 2:18 PM
> To:	email @ redacted
> Subject:	Re: [IP] RE: Insurance Questions
> 
> Mag,
> 
> Personally I would question that the supplies are DME.   Durable (at least
> to
> me) means that the piece of equipment will be usable for an extended
> period of
> time.
> 
> Supplies sure don't meet that definition!
> 
> Jim S.
> 
> 
> email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> > Hello, i just got off the phone with BC/BS Federal Employee Program.
> Matt's
> > pump supplies fall under the Durable Medical Equipment coverage. And our
> > family gets , i believe about 1,600 dollars for each year, so if I time
> it
> > right, i should beable to get his supplies paid for!  Ohhhhh  i sure
> hope no
> > one else in the family has an "accident" or something and needs,
> > say.........crutches..........sorry Charlie, Matt needs his supplies.
> > VBG..........good luck.
> 
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