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Re: [IP] batteries and $$$$$



you can get batteries through the internet,  I think one of the the
addresses is www.duracell.com.  They also have an 800 number and it is alot
less expensive that way (even including the the shipping charges).

Sally
----- Original Message -----
From: Irv Perlman <email @ redacted>
To: insulin-pumpers-digest <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 1999 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] batteries and $$$$$


> Because I am genetically pre-disposed to "shop" everything, I have found
the
> Everyready 357's for about $1.79 each during the  past year. Unfortunately
> the regional chain was bought by Eckerd's and the  price is now about
$2.79.
> I watch for sales and since battery shelf is relatively long, I will buy
> about a dozen at  time.
> BTW, I change batteries every 6 to 8 weeks.
>
> The other consideration is that if your insurance pays for batteries, your
> out of pocket might be less if you bought them through MM or another
> supplier and had a receipt.  Although I have had to be assertive to almost
> the point of aggressiveness with my carrier over some reimbursement
issues,
> I hate to overpay and pass that on to the "system".  I imagine I could get
a
> receipt from the pharmacy and submit it and send my reimbursement on to
> Michael to support this web page.
>
> Excuse the ramble.
>
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