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Is Medicare getting cheap?

posted in Health Insurance
Wednesday, September 12 2012, 04:10 PM
Does anyone know what is going on with Medicare not covering the cost of test strips, or at least limiting their coverage to unreasonable test numbers?
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    Thursday, September 13 2012, 01:06 PM - #permalink
    There is definitely a transfer of energy here with the fluctuation in our economy and politicians and government agencies looking to button up added spending. I think everyone in the community should stay proactive on this and write letters to leaders involved if the changes are effecting you negatively. Also, if anyone has experience with this legally or just good advice, we could use it. Anything to address the issue placed online will circulate over time to the right channels and inform diabetics of these sources of contact.
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    Wednesday, September 12 2012, 04:23 PM - #permalink
    I have noticed a few complaining about this, that they are having to test once a day or less and it is effecting any ability to manage the diabetes. I know there are some out there who only use this much because they are not so bad off or they simply fail to mange the diabetes properly, but that is no excuse to imposing inadequate healthcare to those who do want to manage their blood sugar properly.

    I don't have the answer, but I firmly agree with you questioning this.
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