Re: [IP] Medicare (of course)
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- Subject: Re: [IP] Medicare (of course)
- From: Jeff <email @ redacted>
- Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:22:56 -0400
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Keep in mind that Medicare is run by bureaucrats, not doctors.
P O Box 189
Big Bay, MI 49808
On 4/13/2018 3:12 PM, Sue wrote:
> Can anyone tell me why Medicare has arbitrarily decided that the warranty
> period for MM pumps is 5 years, when the "real" insurance companies all use
> 4 years?
> I'm 73 years old and have been pumping for 13 years. My current MM pump is
> 4 years & 5 months old. I'm trying to get away from MM, because they have
> been treating me quite badly since I've been on Medicare. Now they won't
> send me sufficient reservoirs with my orders, and I had to buy several
> boxes from an on-line company because I was reusing them for over 2 weeks.
> I'm sure I'll go through the same thing with them when I need more.
> I met with the Tandem rep last week and am very excited about the T:slim.
> I want it yesterday! LOL Anyway, Medicare won't buy it for me until
> December. And who knows what other issues they'll come up with then.
> I've worked all my life, since I was a kid, served my country as a Navy
> Nurse, and am a disabled vet. I think I (and ALL of us who worked hard all
> our lives) deserve the benefits we earned. Being treated as 2nd class
> citizens when we need help the most is just wrong.
> Sorry for my venting, but this is the only place I can say all this and be
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life."
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