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[IP] Re: Medicare/Express Scripts question

Medicare/Express Scripts question

Hi Michael,

The BP med is not covered unless you have a Part D supplement.  A & B don't
cover meds.  The strips will be covered under Part B because you're on a
pump, but your doc has to write the prescription to say that and the
pharmacy has to be told (by you) to bill Medicare part B.  If you have a
supplement to Part B, then the strips will be paid in full and you won't pay
a penny.  If you have ONLY A & B you will pay part of the bill.

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Michael and Sue,
Part B Medicare does cover strips and insulin used in a pump. You have to have
your supplier and doctor provide the info to Medicare. Part B covers mine!

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