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    Blue Cross/Blue Sheild no longer cover Liberty Medical Patients Supplies
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    SunnySherrie posted:
    I'm wondering what companies Blue Cross/Blue Shield will cover if they are no longer covering Liberty Medical Patients Supplies?
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    davedsel57 responded:
    Your best course of action would be to call Blue Cross/Blue Shield and/or go to their website.
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    DavidHueben responded:
    You should call your insurance provider. I have BC/BS and had at least five different plans to choose from with variations in coverage.
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    An_248844 responded:
    You should check out some sources on the internet for cheap supplies. I used to buy in bulk, now I'm on a pretty cheap monthly plan for my supplies, 15 bucks a month gets me my meter, 150 strips and access to a CDE whenever I have a question. Of course, I'm uninsured so this might not be of any help. Liberty Med wouldn't even give me the time of day!
     
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    DavidHueben responded:
    Do you have prescription coverage in your plan? If so, you can probably get your strips that way with a prescription from your doctor.
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    davedsel57 responded:
    Another option may be to purchase a meter and strips yourself. WalMart has excellent prices in their pharmacy department. Could be worth looking into.
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    DavidHueben replied to davedsel57's response:
    She has insurance...BC/BS.
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    davedsel57 replied to DavidHueben's response:
    Yes. I have BC/BS through my wife's company. The plan is not very good and it is actually cheaper for me to buy my supplies at WalMart. I was just suggesting alternatives.
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    DavidHueben replied to davedsel57's response:
    Does your BC/BS plan pay for prescription medications or do you pay full retail price. My BC/BS plan includes managed prescription drug coverage thru CVS/Caremark. Prescriptions can be ordered via mail order or picked up at a local CVS pharmacy. Because I am legally blind and can no longer drive, I have my meds delivered to my house via UPS.
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    davedsel57 replied to DavidHueben's response:
    Our BC/BS plan does pay for prescription meds. In fact, my oral diabetes meds (Metformin and Glyburide) plus the Lisinopril are 0 co-pay. From what I understood I would have to go with a more expensive meter and strips for it to be covered, and buying the supplies at WalMart was cheaper and easier.

    I have the option and have had meds delivered. I now get mine at a local CVS.

    All this is changing for 2013 so we will see what prescription coverage we have.
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    SunnySherrie replied to davedsel57's response:
    I have talked with the lady at the pharmacy that I get my medicine from and they are suppose to let me know if I can get my diabetic supplies (testing strips) from there...it sure wouldl be a lot easier for me if they can. I liked my testing supplies being delivered to me by UPS or the USPS but the pharmacy will work too. I have looked in the past at Walmart for supplies and I could buy from there if I have to. Thank you!


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