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RE: [IP] Medicare Prescriptions



Hi Jo,

No, it isn't correct if you are on Medicare A & B.  You need to remind the
pharmacy that insulin & test strips come from Part B, not D, because you
wear a pump.  A lot of them don't realize that 'til you inform them.  If
you're not on regular Medicare, then I don't know the answer, but there are
plenty of pumpers on this list who do have Advantage and will answer you.

Sue
"One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
else's life." 


-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted
[mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Jo Blanchard
Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2014 2:56 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] Medicare Prescriptions

Hi,
<<was told for 5 vials of Humalog I owed $164.00 and $145.00 for One Touch
test strips testing 8 times per day.  I haven't met my deductible, but am
confused about the surprisingly high co-pays.   Can anyone tell me if this
is correct?>>

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