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Re: [IP] Medicare



When I was looking into pumps last Fall Medtronic told me the Paradigm was
not covered, but the 508 was covered.
Shirley
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Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 10:37 AM
Subject: [IP] Medicare


> Medicare does not specify a pump manufacturer.  It has an allowable for
pumps
> and if a patient qualifies, will pay the same for any pump.  Also, if a
> patient is on an insulin pump, Medicare will pay for insulin.  The
patients
> co-pay is 20% unless they have a supplimental or secondary which will pick
up
> all or most of the co-pay
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