Posted by Debbie on January 08, 2003 at 11:58:54:
In Reply to: Re: Neocate coverage posted by Veronique on January 07, 2003 at 23:18:09:
Hi, I hope that the new letter works for you. I am in PA, and I went thru the ringer to get this covered, but it never happened. I could have written my senator, and state representatives, etc., but I just didn't have the time, nor did I feel like continuing to fight, so I paid the ridiculous price.
I have not heard that any of the states are required to pay. I have heard of a group of moms trying to pass legislature on trying to get states paid. I have Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and they would not budge.
Good luck...if you get it, let us know!!!
: Hi Debbie,
: Thank you so much for your help and advice. Our GI specialist actually did all the paperwork for us and wrote a letter as well explaining our daughter's case but it did not help. I informed the doctor about Guardian's decision so she is going to send a new letter. I really hope that this will work.
: I heard that in MA, there is a law that states that MA based insurance companies are required to cover Neocate. I read that NY state has the same law and Guardian is NY based. Have you heard anything about this?
: Thanks again for your help. I feel less alone and you gave me the strenght again to keep on fighting.