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... I have been in contact with Medtronics several times and have even sent them a copy of the the email from my PM where he states his problem with Medicare and is forced to remove patient pumps. ... (20 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 15, 2009
... or myself will not have to pay any out of pocket expense. ... (20 replies)
... going to call Medicare to ask all your questions and see if there is something Medicare can do to discuss the problem with my PM so he will continue providing my pump refills. ... (20 replies)

Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 26, 2009
... I failed to mentioned I had the pain pump implant while I was on COBRA from my employer's insurance plan. ... (20 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 29, 2009
... to pay for the pain pump refills. ... (20 replies)
... Has anyone else on this board been advised by their PM that due to Medicare not paying for the cost of pain medication, the PM has advised you either you will have to find a new PM who will refill their pain pump or have the pain pump removed? ... (20 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 30, 2009
... You have been a great source of information on pain management for everyone. ... (20 replies)
... I have a Medtronic Pain Pump that gives me morphine right into my spinal fluid. I am at level 8. ... (2 replies)
... Ive had a pump since 03 or 04, I had the firs one changed out at the 7 year mark which is standard with medtronics pumps, My doc doesn't let them die before he replaces them. ... (9 replies)
... I joined Humana Gold this year. Wish I had done it my first year of disability. ... (5 replies)
... So, I understand the .5 mgs dilaudid to start is for safety reasons. I just didn't know how much they set the pumps to deliver and when. Guess that's all part of the titration process. I also thought that the fentanyl from the patches attach to most all the receptors in the body and they also pass the brain barrier. ... (16 replies)
... I don't have a pain pump, but I do have Medicare and looked into it several years ago. ... (6 replies)
... I have a few ? ... (10 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 13, 2009
... I thought I would update you on my problem with the pain pump medication on Medicare. ... (20 replies)
... I am trying to find out the cost th have a morphine pump refilled? ... (3 replies)
... ng. Noboday can really say Fentanyl will work better than dilaudid or Carfentanyl with work better than Suffentanyl. They can use any preservatve free med in the pump and use several adjunct meds like clonodine, Bupivicaine, or baclofin to potentiate the opiates. ... (9 replies)
... If you have the newer pump that holds 45 ml, I'm sure it looks like a bigger loss, but whether he has to write off every 2 motnhs for my 18ml pump or every 6 months for a 45 ml pump, it probably works out the same over time. ... (20 replies)
... se in pain. That would be TOTALY acceptable to me at this point! I'm glad to hear that the injection was sufficent enough to give you an idea whether to give the pump a try. ... (16 replies)
... Hey acks a hurtin, What I meant when I said it's not billed like durable medical goods, DB's are things like wheelchairs, cruthes, walkers portable omodes, etc. ... (5 replies)
Medicare/Pain Pump
Jan 15, 2009
... I received a letter from Medicare today which outlines the amount of reimbursement for compounded medications for pain pumps. ... (20 replies)

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