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Re: [IPp] TriCare and GlucoWatch

> For anyone who uses TriCare, I just heard back
> (yesterday) from the Medical Director of HealthNet
> Federal Services (Managed Care Support Contractor for
> TriCare region 11/WA-ID-OR) and they said they consider
> its efficacy and safety 'unproven', therefore it isn't
> covered, as TriCare doesn't cover unproven therapies.
> I'm going for round 2 (writing another letter) and
> gathering info on recent studies, etc, anything that I
> can find to send to them.
> --
> Take care, Kerri


Let me know if you have any luck.  My insurance (BC/BS of Az) with my
husband's employer told me the same thing.  I'm working (as time permits) on
getting my son into a clinical trial of the glucowatch.

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