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Insurance/Costs from 2004

  1. My insurance will not pay for my daughter's home A1c test. Why does it take insurance companies so long to keep up with technology? (24 Nov 2004)
  2. I have a friend who cannot afford his diabetes supplies. Where can he get help? (8 Nov 2004)
  3. Do you have any experience, good or bad, with Aetna HMO plans? (31 Oct 2004)
  4. Is type 1 diabetes congenital? (11 Sep 2004)
  5. Could you explain why Medicare requires a C-peptide exam? Because of this, I am not qualified for a pump or its supplies. (22 Aug 2004)
  6. We currently have health insurance, but don't know how to get any if my husband starts his own company. What should we do? (21 Aug 2004)
  7. Kentucky does not pay for our child's pump supplies. Who can we contact to find a solution to this problem? (6 Jul 2004)
  8. We have moved to Illinois where Medicaid will not cover my sons' Lantus. I can't afford to pay for it myself. What other insulins could he try? (4 Jul 2004)
  9. We purchase our own health insurance with a high deductible. We are swamped with bills. Is there an organization that can help us? (30 Jun 2004)
  10. Where can I find government resources to pay for supplies for my girlfriend? We live in Ohio. (30 Jun 2004)
  11. My friend now makes too much money for qualify for Medicaid. Is there any help for her to pay for her daughter's diabetes supplies? (12 Jun 2004)
  12. Are there are resources available in Indiana to help get insulin and supplies for my grandchild? (6 Jun 2004)
  13. Where can a family in Georgia get funding for diabetes supplies for their child?Health insurance will not cover these items. (4 May 2004)
  14. Why are there no generic insulins? (14 Apr 2004)
  15. My friend can't afford his COBRA. Are there any programs or drug companies that would provide him with reduced cost or free medications? (8 Apr 2004)
  16. We have no insurance to pay for my son's pump supplies. When he soon turns 19, he loses his coverage by Indiana Medicaid. What can I do? (5 Apr 2004)
  17. I'm a Japanese citizen with type 1 diabetes. I plan to work in the U.S. for two years. How much does it cost to be treated for type 1 in the U.S.? (7 Mar 2004)
  18. How can I get life insurance for my child with diabetes? (1 Mar 2004)
  19. Is there a reliable insurance company that I can apply with in order to get a PPO medical coverage? (29 Feb 2004)
  20. My wife's prescription carrier is changing to a new provider. None of our diabetes supplies are covered. How can the provider do this? (21 Feb 2004)
  21. I would like to know if there are any health insurance companies from whom I could obtain insurance without an employer? (19 Feb 2004)
  22. We really want to move to the States, but we are unsure how much my son's diabetes would cost in the USA. (6 Feb 2004)
  23. How can I get the medicines my son needs to stay alive? (2 Feb 2004)
  24. I have a friend who suffers from gastroparesis. Her doctor says that she needs to have the "pacemaker" implant but cannot afford it. (31 Jan 2004)
  25. Is there an insurance out there that you know of that accepts pre-existing or any groups out there that assist in purchasing supplies? (29 Jan 2004)
  26. I would like to go back on a pump, but my doctor is telling me that I am not a good candidate. What can I do to change their minds? (26 Jan 2004)
  27. Does Health insurance usually cover diabetic camps for children? Also do they cover any costs of the Diabetic conferences? (4 Jan 2004)

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