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[IP] Medicare Will Covers Pumps for Type 1s



This is the first of a press release yesterday.  It doesn't state that
they will pay for pump supplies and they won't cover pumps for Type 2s. 
For the entire press release see
http://www.hcfa.gov/news/pr1999/pr990924.htm

Joanne

                  MEDICARE WILL COVER INSULIN PUMPS FOR BENEFICIARIES

Expanding treatment options for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes,
HCFA Deputy Administrator Michael Hash today announced Medicare will
cover insulin infusion pumps for eligible beneficiaries with Type I
diabetes.


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