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Re: [IP] How Does Your Physician Write Your Insulin Prescriptions?

My prescription reads "Use up to  100 units per day in insulin pump"  
and am able to get 4 vials per month.  I never use all 4 in one  
month, but it's always good to have more on hand.
On May 6, 2008, at 3:37 AM, Chris notgiven wrote:

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> Hi,
> I was wondering
> How Does Your Physician Write Your Insulin Prescriptions?
> BCBS here in Illinois requires the pharmacy to submit how much  
> insulin is
> expected to be used in one month because BCBS will only pay for 30  
> days
> worth.
> I was thinking of something like: >>      Use up to 80 units daily via
> insulin pump   >>> as directions for the prescription.  I would think
> directions as such would enable me to get 3 bottles of Humalog at  
> one time
> per month instead of just two bottles per month.
> I just scrape by with two bottles a month, but three dispensed at  
> one time
> would make me more comfortable.
> Thanks,
> Chris
> .
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