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Re: [IP] RE: Insurance Questions


Sherry Webb Nolan wrote:

> The pump is considered DME so the supplies that go with it are also
> considered DME.  Most if not all plans consider pump supplies DME.  In my
> case the insurance company had a separate policy on the pump itself and paid
> for the pump 100% and didn't count it as DME.  However my supplies are.
> Oxygen tanks are considered DME and the tubing and masks are also.  (Just a
> comparison).
> -- Sherry

You mention tubing and masks for oxygen tanks, aren't they used for an extended
period of time?

If it was me, (inclined to use black & white thinking and leaning towards A/R
when I "know" that I'm right) I would ask for a written denial of supplies....

Jim S.

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