AskNadia: Blue Cross Blue Shield Will Not Cover My Humalog Insulin

Dear Nadia, My Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance company who charges me $1,235 a month, just informed me that they would no longer cover my Humalog insulin for my insulin pump in 2018. This news comes with a $565 increase in my monthly premium, starting in the new year. MS Dear MS: The pharmaceutical companies contract with the health insurance companies based on volume

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AskNadia: Why Doesn’t Anyone Address the Huge Price Increase in Pumps Over the Last Decade

Dear Nadia: Why doesn’t anyone address the huge price increase in pumps over the last decade? For my original Medtronic Paradigm pump 10 years ago, my insurance, Kaiser, paid 80 percent, so my share was less than $1,000. Today, an equivalent model is between $7,000 and $8,000. Kaiser now only pays 50 percent. T he state of the art model with CGM is well over

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High Court Upholds Health Law Subsidies

By Jay Hancock The Affordable Care Act made it through its second do-or-die Supreme Court test in three years, raising odds for its survival but by no means ending the legal and political assaults on it’s five years after it became law. The 6-3 ruling, a major win for the White House, stopped a challenge that would have erased tax-credit subsidies in at least 34

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