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Insurance/Costs from 2006

  1. Are regular diabetic syringes covered by Medicare, including Part D? (27 Dec 2006)
  2. I make too much money for state assistance. How can I find affordable health insurance for my son who was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? (21 Dec 2006)
  3. Is there some type of monetary help for children who need their diabetes supplies? My grandson is in Massachusetts. (9 Dec 2006)
  4. I've 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? (26 Oct 2006)
  5. My daughter wants to use a Freestyle Flash meter, but our prescription coverage does not cover Freestyle supplies. What steps should I take to change this? (16 Oct 2006)
  6. As an independent 19 year old college student who works part-time, what can I do about health care and medicine? I no longer qualify for Soonercare. (12 Oct 2006)
  7. When she moves, my girlfriend will no longer be on her parents' insurance. What insurance company should she use to get insulin and other supplies? (18 Sep 2006)
  8. I want to start my own company. Most insurance companies reject us because of our daughter's diabetes. Is there someone who will issue individual policies? (16 Aug 2006)
  9. I am a college student. If I continue in school or get a job as a contractor, I will need my own health insurance. What should I do? (7 Aug 2006)
  10. When insurance coverage changes due to what is offered by an employer, isn't it also important to check your legislation in your state, as most states have something? (9 Jul 2006)
  11. We are supposed to switch to UnitedHealthcare next year. They do not pay for insulin in full. Do you have a list of insurance companies who will? (3 Jul 2006)
  12. I will be moving to Maryland. Where can I find a doctor for my child and other parents of children with type 1? What type of medical insurance do I need? (24 Jun 2006)
  13. Is there an insurance company to cover theft or loss of an insulin pump outside our home or car? Our homeowners insurance covers it at home or in the car. (18 Jun 2006)
  14. Where can we find some way to pay for syringes and insulin for a child in Mississippi? The family does not qualify for Medicaid. (20 May 2006)
  15. Will the Louisiana Medicaid Program cover an insulin pump? Where do I get pump stickers and covers? (16 May 2006)
  16. Where can I find information regarding financial assistance for insulin pumps? (11 May 2006)
  17. The school nurse suggested we get our son test because he has symptoms of acanthosis nigricans. Is this a sign of diabetes? What should I do? We are uninsured. (21 Apr 2006)
  18. With no insurance and living in Texas, how can my 18 year old grandson get his diabetes medications? He takes NovoLog and Lente. (4 Apr 2006)
  19. I found out that my health insurance will cover insulin, but won't do so because I have a prescription plan to pay for it. Can you explain why this is? (7 Mar 2006)
  20. Where can I find help for my self-employed dad whose diabetes is now hard to control? He's trying to be declared disabled, but doesn't know if he'll qualify. (13 Feb 2006)
  21. My insurance company will no longer let my daughter be seen by a pediatric endocrinologist; I have filed an appeal. What else should I do? (6 Feb 2006)
  22. We want to send our teen son to Cumberland Hospital, but our insurance company is against this. How can we get help for our son? (30 Jan 2006)

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