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Old 02-22-2020, 12:59 PM
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Default Re: The Real Problem With America's Healthcare System

Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
[M]y test strips went from $65 (not on my insurance's preferred formulary)...
Sometimes one can negotiate successfully with the insurance company.

For instance, my wife has Medicare. And Celebrex--which her doctor prescribed--is not on Medicare's list of approved drugs. But she contacted Medicare, and noted that it is what the doctor insisted upon; and Medicare then approved it for her.
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