July 16, 2018

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Apidra and Medicare
Yesterday, a reader emailed me and said that her Medicare Advantage Plan was no longer covering Apidra.  When she went to the Medicare website, no plans were coming up that covered it. I went to the Medicare site and typed in Apidra to see if any (More)
Apidra and Medicare: Good News!
Last week after a reader contacted me that Apidra was not coming up on the Medicare search tool, I contacted Sanofi-Aventis. I came home Friday to find an email with so (More)
The Dreaded Formulary Change
Every year, I cringe when the packet comes with my plan’s changes for the upcoming year. Late yesterday afternoon, I went over for my mail and my insurance stuff was the (More)
Medicare and CGMS Coverage
Someone recently landed on my blog using the search term “how to get a Dexcom approved by Medicare.” If you want to believe the standard line that Medicare doesn’t cover (More)
No Go on the Ping to MM Trade-In
A friend of mine called me yesterday afternoon. She has been a MM pump user for years and when we were talking, she asked me if I had contacted MM yet to see about tradin (More)
PFQC’s Philadelphia Town Hall Teleconference
Last week I mentioned that I had participated in a town hall teleconference call sponsored by More)
Medicare, Test Strips and Competitive Bidding
If you have read my blog in the past, you are aware that on January 1st, Medicare put into effect a competitive bidding rule for certain areas of the country.  Part of that rule changes how and where you can get test strips.  I have also posted that (More)
Medicare Insulin Pump Requirements
I get a lot of searches from people looking for the Medicare c-peptide requirements so I thought that I would add a post with what those requirements are here.  I (More)
Medicare 2011 DME Changes
In case you are not aware, beginning January 1st, Medicare begins its Competitive Bidding Program. This program will take effect in 9 areas of the country and puts forth new rules about getting durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and ce (More)
More Information on the Medicare Competitive Bidding Program
After I posted the Medicare 2011 DME Changes, I found out a few more things that I wanted to share. I know a lot of you are thinking that because you (More)
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