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SKINNYMISSKASEY SparkPoints: (114,114)
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11/28/12 6:47 P

I took it for a few months and got generic for $28. Insurance wouldn't cover it.

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,106
11/28/12 4:52 P

Must be mad at something or someone!

�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.�
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in T
DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
11/28/12 1:34 P

my doctor didn't put it as weight loss clinic. So insurance covered it just fine. Any reason for the all caps?

:)
KARALEAM Posts: 4,945
11/28/12 11:23 A

INSURANCE WONT COVER THE DOCTOR VISIT IF HE/SHE CODES IT AS OBESITY FOR THE CLINIC VISIT. MY INSURANCE REFUSED TO PAY MY DAUGHTER'S VISIT R/T DOCTOR CODED THE VISIT AS OBESTIY.- $285.00 VISIT. WTH?? HOWEVER, MY INSURANCE WILL COVER THE MEDICATION WITH 35$ COPAY.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
11/28/12 9:15 A

I agree with the PP. It really depends on your insurance coverage. I know when my doctor put me on phentermine, I had to pay a $30 co pay since there is no generic for it. As far as the weight loss program, i did it through her office, so each weighin and appt was my co-pay. Some insurance coverage may extend to Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers as well.

:)
LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,106
11/28/12 8:34 A

Yes.
It varies by insurance carrier and plan.

�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.�
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in T
KITTYFUR2000 Posts: 22
11/28/12 3:42 A

Does anybody have any experience/knowledge with doctor prescribed weight loss programs and insurance coverage?

There is no try, there is only do or do not.
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