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Re: [IP] extra novolog



Stephen you have accurately addresses the issue. Thank you. 
 When you say this mailing list is available to the public; that includes
insurance companies and Medicare.
Again; thank you for your post. 

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Phyllis 

 > On Mar 3, 2014, at 8:36 PM, Steven Schoch
<schoch6+email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Be advised that it is illegal to sell (prescription) insulin, which
> includes Humalog, Novolog, Lantus, and other "modern" insulin. It's
> actually illegal for 2 reasons: The first is that 21 U.S.C. ' 841(a)
> says that if you aren't licensed to write prescriptions, that you
> can't sell prescription items. The second in that your insurance
> company purchased the items for you, so if you sell them, it's
> insurance fraud. Yes, this means even if it's just your co-pay.
> 
> Also be advised that everything posted to this mailing list is
> searchable by the public.
> 
> That being said, there are probably other options. Why don't you just
> suspend filling your prescription for a while until you use the
> excess?
> 
> If you are no longer taking insulin, then another option is Insulin
> For Life (http://www.ifl-usa.org/). While it still might be
> technically illegal to give it to them, it probably won't be a problem
> because no money is exchanged, and it goes to a good cause. They might
> even send you a receipt that you can use for a tax deduction, although
> I didn't get one yet.
> 
> -- 
> Steve
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