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Insurance/Costs from 2003

  1. Are there any resources available for assistance until we can find an insurance that will cover me? (30 Dec 2003)
  2. In response to a request for a larger strip prescription (15-20 a day) his doctor said that there is no medical justification. Do you agree? (30 Dec 2003)
  3. The pharmacy where we have always patronized has recently decided to charge for syringes. (22 Dec 2003)
  4. Do you know what the current price is for the insulin pumps in the US market? (9 Dec 2003)
  5. Why is Lantus non-formulary? Do you consider there to be a perfectly acceptable alternative? (2 Dec 2003)
  6. Is is legal for an insurance company to deny benefits to a child with diabetes citing "pre-existing condition"? (2 Nov 2003)
  7. I do not have insurance and would like to know the average or ballpark range for an insulin pump. (31 Oct 2003)
  8. If we should find ourselves without health insurance, what are our options? (25 Oct 2003)
  9. What can my boyfriend do to be able to get his medicine and go to the doctor? (26 Sep 2003)
  10. Are there plans or services I can use to get low or no cost diabetes supplies? Am I just out of luck and have to keep paying for them? (23 Sep 2003)
  11. Is there any organization that can help me get a pump? (16 Sep 2003)
  12. I have had a bladder infection four and a half months. Is there any way of curing this problem at home? (7 Sep 2003)
  13. What are other people doing to insure their pumps? Is there a special company we should contact? (4 Sep 2003)
  14. I am thinking about attending graduate school, but I want to account for the potential health and financial challenges. (23 Aug 2003)
  15. I am a recently single mother struggling to purchase supplies for my daughter. Is there anywhere we can find assistance? (15 Aug 2003)
  16. Are there any programs available to pay for my boyfriend's medical bills, physician visits, and/or prescriptions? (22 Jul 2003)
  17. Both my son and nephew have type 1 diabetes, and as they get older, I am worried about future health care coverage. (15 Jul 2003)
  18. I have had an insulin pump for two years now, and I am on my ninth pump of the same brand right now, so it appears they're continually going bad. The company, and they sent me the newest version, but I don't feel very comfortable with it, and I would like to switch brands. Do you know whether or not my insurance company will let me switch brands if I have a "working" pump? (11 Jun 2003)
  19. Having just returned from abroad, we tried to buy health insurance, but my son has been denied because of his diabetes! (6 Jun 2003)
  20. What does someone with type 1 diabetes do when uninsured and ineligible for Medicaid? (7 May 2003)
  21. Since I recently got married, they have cancelled my Medicaid, and I have no way of getting any of my medications or medical visits. (30 Apr 2003)
  22. My niece will be 18 in a month, and her mother is fearful that she will lose her Medicaid coverage when she turns 18. (15 Apr 2003)
  23. Should I expect all of my son's diabetes supplies to double in price? (13 Apr 2003)
  24. We know we need COBRA coverage until our son is in a stable position, but our income isn't sufficient to for the high premiums. (27 Mar 2003)
  25. My friends cannot carry their daughter on their insurance anymore, and she has been off of her insulin for about a week. (10 Mar 2003)
  26. What insurance can help me and my family get the things I need? We are on a really tight budget. Where can I get help? (8 Mar 2003)
  27. Is there anything else I can do to get my company and insurance to cover more of my diabetes supplies? (10 Feb 2003)
  28. I m 28 years old, and I have type 1 diabetes treated with a pump. Will any health insurance companies provide individual coverage? (10 Feb 2003)
  29. Shouldn't HMO's refer families of a newly diagnosed child to a doctor that has a program and will follow-up with that child? (1 Feb 2003)
  30. The blood glucose monitors I have found so far are so expensive, and I have no insurance and so cost is very important. (27 Jan 2003)
  31. Is there a law that requires the pharmacist to fill the prescription for test strips and lancets, without requiring me to pay out of pocket? (26 Jan 2003)
  32. My husband is on an insulin pump, has COBRA health insurance, and we have a constant battle with the insurance company. (10 Jan 2003)

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