Testing strips

Turtle
By Turtle Latest Reply 2009-06-25 17:05:58 -0500
Started 2009-05-27 20:04:29 -0500

I am having such a difficult time getting my strips. In the past, my pharmacy sent them out with the est of my supplies. Now they are saying I have to pay for them…I have part B medicare so here we go again. Does the concept of too much stress mean anything?


7 replies

walshskis
walshskis 2009-06-25 17:05:58 -0500 Report

Western Diabetic - 877-937-8342 bills through Medicare part B and others. My father-in-law uses them and pays nothing.

cyncyn
cyncyn 2009-06-02 12:09:03 -0500 Report

My mother-in-law has medicare and she gets her supplies from US Medical, 1-800-787-6331. She pays nothing for her supplies! When she used to get these from the local pharmacy, she paid full price! Hope this may help you.

king of hill
king of hill 2009-06-02 11:01:36 -0500 Report

I get my strips through a mail order Christian Healthcare they go through my insurance i dont have to pay. The guy i speak to there is John his number is 888 777 0737 ext 2024. Hes a good person I reccomend him to everyone.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2009-06-02 08:00:40 -0500 Report

I know this is not going to be the best advice, but it works for me. I get my strips on Ebay. There is no way I can even think of paying for a prescription for test strips. I just got 600 strips that expire in three different months in 2010 for $90. (free shipping) This comes out to about .15 cents a strip over $1 a strip at the pharmacy. You have to be careful, and you have to pay attention, but I have never gotten a bad batch from them.

lipsie
lipsie 2009-05-28 00:19:42 -0500 Report

Do you go thru a outside pharmacy or you mean your local? When I went thru my local I was stuck paying too! ARGH…but now with the outside pharmacy I am not having to do so. Dunno what the difference is, makes NO sense to me. I am sorry you are having such a time, good luck…keep us posted. Love yasss Sheila

mamaoak
mamaoak 2009-05-27 21:28:19 -0500 Report

yes those stest strips do cause problems i started back smokeing because i could not get my dr to order enough for one month. he only wanted me to test twice a day and i could not do that at the time as i was a new diabetic. finaly got it straightend out but still have not got that somkeing to a none smokeing . it is driveing me crazy.

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