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Re: [RE: [IP] RE: Insurance Questions]

At 04:55 PM 3/28/00 -0500, you wrote:
>"Brinkman, Donna L." <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > 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?
>Just to add more confusion to the subject, my BC/BS insurance lists pumps,
>all pump supplies (except insulin, of course) and test strips as being DME.
>I've given up trying to make sense of it, I think the real objective is to
>hide the items we need in an unusual place so the people we call with
>questions won't find it, and can tell us it isn't covered.....
>Ted Quick
>email @ redacted

When I called BC/BS about the pump I was told it was covered under Major 
Medical. I had met my deductible and the out of pocket expense with my 
prescriptions so they paid 100% on the pump.


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