Finances Forum and Discussions

Are you worried about diabetes expenses? We're having open discussions about the challenges of paying for diabetes. Join us as we discuss diabetes insurance, including Medicare and private insurance, as well as the costs of diabetes supplies and medications. Learn how others are handling their diabetes finances.

  • Insulin & Needles

    Just lost my insurance. Any Ideas, on where to get low cost or free. Company's that help think I make to much. My end of month I don't have much left. If I can't pay Ins how can I pay high prescription costs?

    kjim
    By kjim 4 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-04 22:28:01 -0500
  • Glucose Meters

    My insurance will not cover the test strips for the meter that I use which is the freestyle lite. But they will cover a meter that my endo. does not like which is the truetrack meter. I don't have the extra money to cover the cost of the test strips for the freestyle lite which would cost me...

    angeleyejen
    By angeleyejen 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-23 05:53:34 -0500
  • insurance in america

    I have no insurance an out of work i try to get medicate or some kind of insurance they tell me that i have to be old or can't work. to get there insurance,i told them that i can't buy any medicine they said sorry can't help. is this america that care about other country an not there own what...

    junie - 18905
    By junie - 18905 56 Replies Latest Reply 2009-12-30 00:16:34 -0600
  • Unblievable Doctor Policies

    I have been saving up some $$ to go to an Endo to get my diabetes officially diagnosed and hopefully get the help and guidence I need. I decided to call around to get some pricing for visits so I knew what I needed to take with me. You know what I mean...money, cash, dinero?? This dropped my...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 37 Replies Latest Reply 2008-10-21 10:39:16 -0500
  • Kaiser Permanente

    Does anyone have Kaiser Insurance and what Pumps or CGMS's do they cover??

    Miss
    By Miss 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-09 01:37:56 -0500
  • Health Care in America and Abroad

    Hi all. This discussion is going to tie in a couple other discussions and comments that have been made. A couple months ago I asked the community "Do You Qualify?" BIG question, I know. In reality, to keep it short and sweet, any PWD "usually" doesn't. I have coined this "pre-existing...

    CALpumper
    By CALpumper 10 Replies Latest Reply 2009-05-26 21:12:12 -0500
  • Patient Assistance Programs

    Did you all know that many companies have Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) that help provide test strips and other supplies to those without insurance or who can't afford supplies? Here's the link to the program at Roche, for...

    Amy Tenderich
    By Amy Tenderich 8 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 05:51:52 -0500
  • Do you qualify?

    There is an array of different users on the site now so I thought I would ask, do you have health insurance? From what I can see, most are out West. I am in the far East, Central New York (or Upstate New York). I have been without health insurance for almost a year now. It has been a struggle....

    CALpumper
    By CALpumper 54 Replies Latest Reply 2008-11-08 16:45:51 -0600
  • Life Insurance

    There is a lot of discussion on many sites about health insurance and the difficulties of dealing with health insurers. I'm interested in knowing what other PWDs do about life insurance. I get some life insurance through work, but have had great difficulty obtaining additional life insurance,...

    Jonathan - 13553
    By Jonathan - 13553 18 Replies Latest Reply 2016-12-14 10:05:31 -0600