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Re: Re: [IP] insurance and education (was Pump, insurance help(long) )



I can't believe all this money being made on the pump
education thing. I was trained in the doctor's office
by minimed for about 3hours at no cost. Any other
questions I had, the pump trainer answered by email. 
peg
--- email @ redacted wrote:
> I actually am one of the fortunate who did receive
> training - but my insurance DIDN'T pay for the
> prelim stuff (saline start general instruction etc)
> that was at the diabetes education center. What they
> did pay for was a one day hospitalization for
> training for the live start. I checked in early in
> the morning - went to a training room - went live
> and worked with the CDE till late afternoon when I
> was discharged. Sure seems like it would have been
> cheaper and easier to have done it at the center.
> But you might have the same type of clause - so that
> you are hospitalized for one day. 
> 
> Linda & Dax
>
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