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Help ! How to pay for expensive pump! After insurance, co-pay $5000!

Pennsylvania, USA. Do Type one diabetics qualify for medical assistance? My 21-year-old (diabetic since 13) expressed interest in using an…

Started by Linda M. Jones

11 on Wednesday
Reply by Alyssa

Prior Authorization for test stips

Hello everyone, I have recently changed insurance which has made everything that I get related to DM management be re-evaluated. My insurer…

Started by nrioles

0 Aug 5

RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

Started by artwoman

53 Jul 26
Reply by artwoman

Any advice on putting pump on homeowners insurance (against loss or theft) ?

Just checked with my homeowners insurance carrier. They list insulin pumps with hearing aids (which are frequently lost) and the rates seem…

Started by barryb

2 Jul 11
Reply by smitty124

Apidra lost and found?

In December, 2012, I was told by my insurance company , Medical Mutual, that they will no longer be covering Apidra, but that all I need to…

Started by Brunetta

15 Jul 8
Reply by Rockin' Granny

ACA Insurance Coverage: From Syringes to Pump

I am a 29 year old T1 diabetic. For a long time I have been uninsured and had been injecting with syringes and vials since it was the cheap…

Started by DFresh

3 Jul 1
Reply by mlebois

An American insurance lament or the battle of the working poor.

About me: I'm a 49 year old male who has been type 1 diabetic for a little over 30 years. I've seen treatment change over the years. Curren…

Started by Rafael

10 Jun 30
Reply by Rafael

Monthly Medical Costs and Insurance Options

So, I already signed up for medical coverage with through the Covered California website and selected Blue Shield of California. I put toge…

Started by DFresh

0 Jun 18

Blue Cross/Blue Shield is trying to kill me.

Ok, that might be an overstatement. But i have been trying to get a refill for my test strip prescription for 3 weeks and I'm not getting a…

Started by Elaine

11 May 22
Reply by Zoe

do insurance companies pressure docs?

My endo won't keep me as a patient unless I see him at least 2x a year. He says insurance companies complain and have even reported him for…

Started by Don

10 May 20
Reply by Don

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