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Re: [IP] CGMS coverage, Attn. Curyl



Wow, you get your supplies for FREE? Really??? This is news to me. Many, on
the other hand, get no supplies at all!

On Friday, February 21, 2014, <email @ redacted> wrote:

> You have the FACTS WRONG!!!!   A person who lives in Illinois, is  over 65
> she's been using insulin on the needle but was suggested to use the CGM,
> which she does every few weeks.  Not being on SSID she recieves all her
>  meds
> & supplies for nothing for MEDICARE  US Govt.   I on the  other hand am
> from
> IN, onSSID using the pump & CGM, I also get my supplies  for FREE!
>
> It is hard for me/us to fight a fight or to jin a fight when we see no
> enemy.
>
>
> In a message dated 2/20/2014 11:54:13 A.M. Central Standard Time,
> email @ redacted <javascript:;> writes:
>
> And I  think Curly is missing the point that while it may be covered for
> people
> on  medicare AND SSID, people just on Medicare are not - there is a  big
> difference for people not on Disability coverage. And there are those  of
> us
> who are not yet old enough for medicare, and our insurance doesn't  cover
> CGM -
> based on the opinion that Medicare has (that it is  preventative). I pay
> out of
> pocket for mine and would love some help with  the expense. As a bit of
> background, I was 30 years old when Dx'd and had  been paying insurance
> premiums for about 15 years before ever filing a  claim.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: "Sue Leferson"  <email @ redacted <javascript:;>>
> To: email @ redacted <javascript:;>
> Sent:  Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:27:18 AM
> Subject: RE: [IP] CGMS coverage,  Attn. Curyl
>
> AMEN and thank you Deb.
>
> Sue
> "One of the greatest  experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's  life."
>
>
> <<This list is intended to be a source of SUPPORT. It  would be much more
> supportive if you would support the bill rather than  continuing to rub
> salt
> in the wounds of those who go without cgms because  we simply can't afford
> it.
> DEB555>>
>
>
>
>
> B
> From:  email @ redacted <javascript:;>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Medicare and CGM
> Wondering why NH dems  need to pass a bill for something that already
> exists?
> CGM's covered by  Medicare for those of age & on SSID. Been for years that
> I
> know of.  But, hey, our lovely government at work doing whats already done.
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