insulin pens covered by medicaid

By fdxbones Latest Reply 2011-08-02 05:15:29 -0500
Started 2011-07-30 15:21:41 -0500

My Mom takes both humalog and lantus. Her doctor said the pen isn't covered. I take novolog and lantus using pens and wish I could get her on the pen.. Is there any fact to this??

5 replies

Mas72 2011-08-02 05:15:29 -0500 Report

The most common reasons state Medicaid will approve a prior authorization for a pen over a vial are either visual acuity or manual dexterity

George1947 2011-07-30 19:12:44 -0500 Report

The problem is, that Medicaid is a state program that's funded by the federal government. Rules are different in each state, so check the rules for your state and then argue about the benefits of pens over syringes…

Harlen 2011-07-30 16:33:49 -0500 Report

My Mother inlaw is on the pens and she has medicaid ?????
All I can sey is make some calls ..
Best wishes and best of luck

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