Date Registered: Sep 16, 2009

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From the thread CGMS and insurance in the Community forum:

Thanks for replying.  I have posted so many times with no replies.  I will definately check out to see what they have to say.  I have medicaid as my 2ndary insurance.  Minimed supplies my insulin pump and the quick sets & resevoirs.  Medicare will not send a denial letter until I have the cgms.  Medicaid will not even consider covering it until there is a denial letter.  Minimed said that they will send a cgms out to me but if medicare will not cover it I will be responsible for paying for it before it is even sent to medicaid.  My monthly income is only $800.  Minimed will not take payments & if I don't pay for it within a week, they will stop sending the supplies for my pump.

Make it a great day.


Posted on January 13, 2010 19:50
I have been a type1 diabetic for 38 years. I have a minimed paradigm insulin pump. I feel like I got my life back once I started using the insulin pump. However I no longer have any warning signs of low blood sugar, so I test my BS every 2 hours. I have medicare insurance and I am trying to get them to cover a CGMS. They state that it is not covered. Does anyone have any suggestions that will help me to persuade them to cover a CMS. For me A CGMS will make a difference between life and death. Any info or suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Make it a great day. Jody
Posted on September 16, 2009 10:59
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