From Lindsborg, Kansas, USA:
Any new ideas for getting test strips for indigent folks with minimal income, no insurance, and who don't qualify for state medicaid? I'm a hospital social worker who frequently runs into kids and adults who fall into this category.
I keep asking our medical social worker who says that you should be able to claim on Medicare if you have a 'disability'. However, not all states accept diabetes as a disability. There should also be a second tier of benefit up to I think one and a half times the poverty level. A hospital medical social worker should be able to get details from the State Health Department.
Original posting 13 Nov 2000
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