Just to let everyone know my C-peptide level finally went below the Medicare guidelines so my United Healthcare Medicare Insurance approved coverage for my new pump. A long 10 month battle with 6 appeals under my belt. Feeling very blessed and loving my new Medtronic pump.

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Comment by Rex on November 20, 2013 at 8:18pm

Congrats on getting approval for a new Medtronic's pump.

Comment by Matt on November 21, 2013 at 6:01am

Thanks Rex, it was a long ordeal but I'm happy it's over. Terrible that they said they would pay for dialysis but not my pump until my levels got lower. The good part is I never have to be that low again, you only have to have it documented in your medical record once and they have to pay forever. Thank God! Thanks for caring Rex.

Comment by shoshana27 on November 21, 2013 at 6:42am
glad you got MEDTRONIC i love mine.
Comment by Stemwinder (Gary) on November 21, 2013 at 4:21pm

This is great news Matt. I do remember the runaround you were getting from Medicare I'm glad it finally happen for you.

Comment by Matt on November 21, 2013 at 7:30pm

Thank you Gary, I left no stone unturned and it finally paid off. I'm on a great road to recover my former BG and A1C levels that have been crazy while I was off my pump.

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