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Insurance/Costs

I have severe atrophy on my legs, causing “shelves” in my legs. Is there any way to persuade my insurance company into paying a portion of the liposuction?

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Is is legal for an insurance company to deny benefits to a child with diabetes citing “pre-existing condition”? What should I do to insure my child when our health plan runs out?

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My son has Medicaid right now, and I am trying to purchase health insurance for him, but a lot of insurance brokers do not want to help when they find out he has diabetes. Is there any health insurance that you know that will insure someone with diabetes? Why is so hard to get health insurance for a person with diabetes?

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My husband is considering returning to school full-time, and while I’m sure that our son who has diabetes would be covered by Medicaid while my husband is in school, my concern regards the time after he graduates. Could my son be automatically subject to pre-existing condition waiting periods?

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Why are there no generic insulins?

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My son’s glucagon kit recently expired so I got a new one which cost me $110.00, and the last one I bought was $49.00. Did you know of this price increase? Should I expect all of my son’s diabetes supplies to double in price?

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My daughter, who is divorced, cannot get coverage through MassHealth. Her ex-husband’s insurance may stop paying for my grandson’s diabetes supplies. Is there some type of monetary help for children who need their diabetes supplies?

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We want to get a Medtronic pump with a monitor for our daughter, but Blue Cross and Medicaid will not pay for the monitor or its supplies. Why isn’t this part covered? Will it be covered in the future?

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My young adult nephew has type 1. He lost his job and currently has no medical insurance. When he comes to live with my family in California, is there any public aid he can get until he finds a job/insurance?

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I have no insurance and am seeking Medicaid. Could I get an insulin pump if I qualify for Medicaid? Do you know if any pump makers offer assistance to people in situations like mine?

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