Thanks for replying. I have posted so many times with no replies. I will definately check out diabetes.org 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.
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.
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