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Re: [IP] Novolog Discount Card Rejected?



 Because you have an allergy to the insulin your HMO covers, have your HCP write
a letter of medical necessity and the HCP should probably include clinical info
that allergies to insulin to exist. It is usually the suspension fluid
 > On March 4, 2018 at 1:15 PM Laura Shapiro
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> 
 > Thanks to some folks here, I was able to secure my now extremely costly
Novolog
> at $25 in January, using the Novo card. I was told that I would be paying $25
 > per month for one vial, for at least one year. Now my pharmacy cannot get it
to
> go through, it is back to $100 or more for one vial and they say the HMO told
> them the card is not good (or something like that).
 > I use cards like this for my husband's meds, one of which is $600 and right
now
> is no charge for one year.
> What is going on exactly?
 > And while I am venting, the HMO grievance board rejected my appeal and
refuses
 > to allow me a lower tier for Novolog. Due to a severe Humalog allergy I have
no
> choice. Apidra is also Tier III now.
> Anyone had any success with Optum RX and/or any insights on using this card?
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