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Re: [IP] RE: Durable? Insurance Questions

I agree jim.
Durable medical supplies would be the pump, a walker, an oxygen
concentrator. Durable means can be used over and over again. My supplies
are disposible but are covered because the pumpe cannot be used without them.

At 11:18 AM 03/28/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>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
>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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