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  1. #11
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    Blue Cross covered mine with no questions asked....

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    It WAS rude, and if you don't want responses don't post it in a FORUM.
    Type 1 Diabetic since 2001. Minimed 722 with Apidra and CGMS.

    Dad of Emma, age 10, diagnosed at 9 months pumping with MM REVEL CGMS and Novolog. She also has been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Glomerular Nephritis, Multiple-Autoimmune Complex, along with lots of other stuff that makes doctors shrug and say "I dunno."

    Brenden, age 16. Tuba and bass player extraordinaire.
    Husband of Emmasmom.

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    The list of companies has been expanded since the original post (from http://cgm-antidenial.ning.com/)

    Anthem BC/BS of Tennessee
    Anthem BC/BS of Virginia (case-by-case basis)
    Horizon BCBS of NJ
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
    Carefirst BC/BS of Maryland (PPO)
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, NYC (case-by-case)
    GHI ( Group Health Inc) of New York (case-by-case)
    Medica
    Tricare Prime
    Tricare (Military insurance managed by Humana) Texas
    United HealthCare (case-by-case basis)
    Aetna (case-by-case basis)
    HealthPartners of Minnesota
    First Administrators
    International Medical Group (per Budapest)
    Regence BCBS of Oregon
    Mamsi/United Health Care Optimum Choice
    My daughter Leah was dx at age 8. Has used the Omnipod since 2007, Guardian 2007-2013, Dexcom 2007-present and sang the National Anthem at the 2013 JDRF Walk!

    DCCT: The Study That Forever Changed Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes - Improved Glycemic Control in T1 children Using Real-Time CGMS

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    We are with CIGNA and ours was covered.
    Logan 6 years old Dx 7/25/08.
    pumping novolog 10/21/08 with ping pump and G4

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    Updated to include CIGNA and IBC of PA

    Anthem BC/BS of Tennessee
    Anthem BC/BS of Virginia (case-by-case basis)
    Horizon BCBS of NJ
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
    Independence Blue Cross of PA (as of 10/2/2008)
    Carefirst BC/BS of Maryland (PPO)
    CIGNA / Connecticut
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, NYC (case-by-case)
    GHI ( Group Health Inc) of New York (case-by-case)
    Medica
    Tricare Prime
    Tricare (Military insurance managed by Humana) Texas
    United HealthCare (case-by-case basis)
    Aetna (case-by-case basis)
    HealthPartners of Minnesota
    First Administrators
    International Medical Group (per Budapest)
    Regence BCBS of Oregon
    Mamsi/United Health Care Optimum Choice
    My daughter Leah was dx at age 8. Has used the Omnipod since 2007, Guardian 2007-2013, Dexcom 2007-present and sang the National Anthem at the 2013 JDRF Walk!

    DCCT: The Study That Forever Changed Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes - Improved Glycemic Control in T1 children Using Real-Time CGMS

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    Coventry Health Care of Iowa, Inc (case by case basis)
    Lanae
    Proud Mom of
    Tyler (25)
    Abby (16) dxd 1/07 Type 1
    Pumping w/MM522 05/02/07
    Novolog/Sure T sites
    CGMS- 8/11/08
    Hashimotos Disease 6/08

    "Endless"

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    Blue shield HMO in California. (case by case...it took me 6 months and 3 appeals to get it covered)
    ~Rachael~
    I was dxd October 8,1998 @ 7 years old
    pumping since 2003 with minimed 511,712, 722
    Tslim pump 6/5/2013
    Dexcom G4 10/4/2013

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    Anthem BCBS of Ohio. Easy approval, no questions asked. Navigator for 8 year old.
    Brenda, dx'd type 1 as an adult. T-Slim, Dexcom
    Mom to Carson, age 16, dx'd at 9 months. Pumping since age 4, currently on T-Slim, Dexcom. Addison's disease 1/15
    And Mom to Henry (nond), age 13, training for the US 2024 Mens Gymnastic Team

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    We're joining the CGMS club--Just got the pre-approval from BCBS of Iowa!

    Updated list:

    Anthem BC/BS of Tennessee
    Anthem BC/BS of Ohio
    Anthem BC/BS of Virginia (case-by-case basis)
    Horizon BCBS of NJ
    Blue shield HMO in California. (case by case...it took me 6 months and 3 appeals to get it covered)
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Iowa (by appeal)
    Independence Blue Cross of PA (as of 10/2/2008)
    Carefirst BC/BS of Maryland (PPO)
    Coventry Health Care of Iowa, Inc (case by case basis)
    CIGNA / Connecticut
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, NYC (case-by-case)
    GHI ( Group Health Inc) of New York (case-by-case)
    Humana
    Medica
    Tricare Prime
    Tricare (Military insurance managed by Humana) Texas
    United HealthCare (case-by-case basis)
    Aetna (case-by-case basis)
    HealthPartners of Minnesota
    First Administrators
    International Medical Group (per Budapest)
    Regence BCBS of Oregon
    Mamsi/United Health Care Optimum Choice
    Mom to a Middle Schooler (Omnipod, DX'ed June 30, 2006), and a Sports Nut

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    I see that Tricare Prime is listed.

    They have recently changed and are VERY difficult to get a CGMS.
    Mary

    Homeschooling Mom to:
    13 yo daughter, diagnosed 10-6-2009, Pumping with Omnipod since Feb 22, 2010, Dexcom since Feb 25, 2010
    12 yo twin sons, not diabetic

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