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You state that you have severe reactions to insulin yet you are on Humulin R via a pump without problem. I do not think you have reactions to that particular insulin. Maybe you have a reaction to other insulins or other carriers in insulins in vials. Humulin Regular is certainly available in vial. So, have you tried Humulin R via vial and had bad reactions?
As per Medicare refusing to cover the infusion pumps, is this continuation of care? It seems you have successfully been on this treatment for three years. Are you new to Medicare? Were they covering this treatment before?
If Medicare is refusing this treatment, you must do this:
Have the ordering provider submit a letter of medical necessity explaining in detail why you need this therapy. What has been tried in the past and failed. What reactions you have had. There is always an appeal process if they refuse. Follow through on the appeal process. If you doctor is not willing to do all this for you, find a new doctor. I suggest seeing an endocrinologist or a diabetic specialist for a full evaluation. Find a par provider and and get seen as soon as possible.
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