When I ordered my quarterly pump supplies today, I was informed by the Liberty Medical rep that they no long dispense insulin. The biggest reason I did business with Liberty was that they (were) a one-source distributor for ALL of my diabetic needs. They were also local, so I could simply pick up my supplies and not worry about temperatures during the warm summer months.
Can anyone recommend a (Medicare-approved) distributor who handles MiniMed pump supplies, Contour Next test strips, and Novolog insulin?
I have tried very hard to find a vendor that would provide insulin as a major medical expense (as is allowed if you have a pump) but I was told that everyone has stopped doing that because the reimbursement from medicare is so low that they lose money on the insulin. You were lucky to get it from Liberty until now. I ended up having to get it through my prescription plan which means I will reach the 'donut hole' because of the cost of insulin and have to pay the higher drug costs afterwards.
If you do find someone who will handle insulin as major medical please let me know!