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Re: [IP] Cigna upheld the denial



Oh, something is missing -- I have an Animas pump, so why would Minimed
help?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Thomas" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2003 9:08 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Cigna upheld the denial


> Have minimed contact your provider please.  They are experts at it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of Kathleen Weaver
> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2003 3:47 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Cigna upheld the denial
>
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> Just got a letter from Cigna and they have upheld the denial of my pump
for
> the following reasons:
>
> Based on information submitted the medical necessity for an Insulin Pump
was
> not established.
>
> Clinical information provided does not establish the medical necessity for
> the requested insulin pump.  Clinical records provided do not document
> conservative changes in insulin doses to modify control.  No referral to
> endocrinologist to assist with managment.  Non-certified Insulin pump.
>
> Fun, isn't it?
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