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Re: [IPk] Re: Funding



IDD as a "voluntary condition".


And smoking isn't?????

Sorry I get v. p*d off at this!

Ingrid

>From: "Ian Grant" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] Re: Funding
>Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 10:02:56 -0000
>
>Dear All,
>All this debate re funding brings two thoughts to mind:
>
>1) I note that us smokers are to get patches/gum et al on prescription but
>still no help for pumps or the supplies. I guess the powers that be treat
>IDD as a "voluntary condition".
>
>2) As I understand the position in USA the Insurance companies pay for Pump
>therapy. This would only happen on economic grounds ie in the long term it
>will be cheaper to treat IDD with pump therapy (where appropriate) because
>of long term benefit. I think someone noted earlier in this debate that NHS
>in UK only budgets to the end of next week. Hence the problem.
>
>Ian Grant
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