[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IP] Ketostix



I havn;t figured this one out either.  I am charged for ketostix but not for
blood glucose strips?  I have a $10 copay on rx, so $6.99 for the strips
isn't that big a deal, but still!  Does anyone see the logic in this
-----Original Message-----
From: CARRIE VARGAS <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Thursday, September 30, 1999 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Ketostix


>That is an absolute joke!  If you don't stay on top of your ketones,
>especially when you are sick, they are just going to pay more for you in
>the long run with hospital stays, etc... I would fight them.  I am lucky
>enough to say the Kaiser will cover them!
>
>Carrie Vargas
>
>email @ redacted wrote:
>>
>> Our insurance has denied ketostix!  They pay for everything else (of
course,
>> only after denying the pump and a nasty appeal).  Considering how
dangerous
>> throwing ketones can be, this is wacko!  It has caught me totally by
suprise.
>>  Has anyone else had this happen?  Holly
>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>> for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
>> send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml
>----------------------------------------------------------
>for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
>send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml
>



----------------------------------------------------------
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
send a DONATION http://www.Insulin-Pumpers.org/donate.shtml