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Insurance/Costs

My insurance co-pay went up, but what concerns me, is that now that co-pay only covers a 30 day supply. Before January, I could get a 90-day supply for one co-pay. I am almost paying retail prices. Has anyone else noticed that their expense for supplies has tripled?

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I was just wondering if medical insurance covers some of the cost of the insulin pump, and if so how much?

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The pharmacy where we have always patronized has recently decided to charge for syringes. My husband is taking Humalog and he needed the syringes in order to take the insulin. Are syringes covered by Medicaid any longer in NYC, and if so, why did the pharmacy decide to charge the full amount for these syringes?

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I work part time, don’t make enough to buy test strips, and I don’t have this under control by any means, but I can’t find any help. I am considering suicide to end the fight, and everyone would be better off. My doctor said I am not depressed and I am just unhappy. Well, sorry to disappoint you doc, but this really sucks when I can’t make enough money to stay alive.

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Is there a reliable insurance company that I can apply with in order to get a PPO medical coverage?

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I prefer to use a home test kit to test to test my daughter’s A1c, but my insurance, Blue Cross, will not pay for it, saying it is “investigational.” Why does it take insurance companies so long to keep up with technology?

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I have been told that my state, Indiana, is one of the states that requires insurance companies to pay for all diabetes supplies. How do I find out about this?

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I am getting a divorce and my husband is losing his job. He wants me to get health insurance through my job, but it’s too expensive. CIGNA won’t cover my daughter. What can I do?

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What do universities typically do to insure the health of students will type 1?

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My husband and I work full time and pay for day care. We make too much money to qualify for assistance, but we are having a hard time paying for our son’s diabetes supplies. Do you know of any kind of funding available?

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