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Re: [IP] Medicare Question



On 31 Mar 2004 at 12:55, Don Stevens wrote:

>  Somewhere in the Medicare regs, where they list who they cover ; a1c over
> 7.0,or history of hypos, or type 1, then there is a ; or already on a
> insulin pump***** I would think they would cover you!! I'll see if I can
> find it and email you. don
> 
> 

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/links.shtml#insurance

click:  Medicare Coverage of Pumps 
> email @ redacted wrote:
> I am a TypeII insulin resistant pumper on a MiniMed 508 for the last five
> years. Currently my employee medical/prescription plan covers all of my
> pump supplies. I will be retiring within the next few years and was
> wondering if there are any TypeII pumpers on Medicare that have had
> problems with them
>  covering their pump supplies. Someone had indicated to me that Medicare
>  will
> not
> pay for pump supplies if you are a TypeII insulin resistant pumper. Would
> like to know if this is true and was anyone able to resolve this issue.
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