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Re: [IP] Paradigm Upgrade



I was told all my supplies of 508 will go with the
new paradigm.  I use the quickset and it should be
no problem, I hope   Diane   email @ redacted

----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2002 9:19 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Paradigm Upgrade


> Most insurance companies will only give you a certain amount of supplies
and
> then not give you anything else for a while...like 3 months of supplies
and
> then refuse to give you anything else for 3 months.  Well, if the person
> ordered 508 supplies, then upgraded and had to return the 508, they are
stuck
> without supplies until the end of the 3 months...  That just doesn't sound
> right?  Did they give you a reason why they will not exchange the 508
> supplies?  Maybe you could talk to another supply company and see if they
will
> exchange it?  Or maybe your doctor will intercede for you and talk to
minimed?
> I guess you could always sell it to another pumper somehow, someone who
does
> not buy it through their insurance.  I am still waiting to hear from
minimed
> about the upgrade thing.  I purchased my pump within the time frame but
heard
> nothing about it until after the program "expired" so they are looking
tnto it
> whether or not I am eligible.  You are right, they certainly didn't give
this
> much thought at all.  That's not really a suprise, though ;)  I think you
have
> to pass a stupidity test to work for insurance or supplies/pharmacy
companies.
>
> Julie
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