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Re: [IP] insulin dosges (was cold season)

To add to Michael's and my points,  call the state dept of corporations (HMOs and
PPOs are covered more by their regulaions than by the state insurance commissioner
which does a little good but not as much since they do less monitoring).

Good luck!

Michael wrote:

> > You probably will not believe this -- I didn'nt at first.  I received a letter
> > from my insurance company (they should all roast in hell) that according to
> > some vague criteria I was using TOO MUCH INSULIN!!!. -- or more than the
> > average diabetic.  The result of this would be that I would receive less
> > insulin per prescription!
> >
> > When I called the company a pharmacist called back and said that they were
> > doing this for my own good to prevent hypoglycemia and to make sure that I
> > visited my doctor regurlarly.  She assured me that I would get all the insulin
> > that I needed (???) but that my doctor would have to justify it.
> >
> > My husband thinks that I am paranoid (just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean
> > they're not out to get me) but the only reason I could think of for them doing
> > this is that they think I am actually taking less insulin and selling (or
> > giving it away) to diabetics who don't have insusrance.  By the way m-- they
> > just raised our premiums 25%.
> >
> There are 7 calls you need to make since the insurance company is
> clearly practicing medicine without a liscense
> Call your state and federal congressmen
> Call your state and federal senators
> Call the ADA legal team
> Call the state insurance commissioners office
> Call your local newspaper
> This is the kind of crap (pardon my french) that needs to be fought
> publicaly and with a loud voice.
> Michael
> email @ redacted
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