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Re: [IP] Medtronic pump



 That is true. MM is selling it as an all in one. What I'm trying to get is the
Revel. They are hoping by calling it 'artificial pump' they can get Medicare to
pay for it eventually.
Took Medicare 20 years to decide to pay for any pump. 

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Phyllis 

> On Dec 3, 2013, at 7:05 PM, Sue Leferson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> OK Phyllis, now you have me confused.  When I spoke to MM they told me
> Medicare won't pay for the new pump because they won't pay for the sensors
> and MM won't sell the pump without the sensors.  They said Medicare will pay
> for the pump, but since the sensors are required, I'd have to pay for the
> sensors out of pocket, which would be over $400/month.  That would work
> great if I wanted to live outside in a cardboard box over a heating grate.  
> 
> Sue
> "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life." 
> 
> <<Medicare would work with Medtronic on a pump for me>>. 
> Phyllis 
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