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Re: [IP] pens and prefilled cartridges...



but these prefilled cartridges are not marketed for the pump...  so, how
can the insurance co mandate that you use them in your pump, if your
physician has not prescirbed them???

i think you might still be safe....

-jess


On Mon, 1 Nov 1999 email @ redacted wrote:

> In a message dated 11/1/1999 6:26:45 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> email @ redacted writes:
> 
> << the prefilled humulog cartridges >>
> 
> Uh-oh.  My insurance company (BCBS of the Metro DC area) will treat pump 
> supplies as prescription items (covered at 80% after $250 deductible) once 
> cartridges come pre-filled.  Right now, pump supplies are covered as DME at 
> 100%, $100 deductible (after a big fight my pump rep. fought with 
> BCBS)..........
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