From Indianapolis, Indiana, USA:
Where can I get financial support for a doctor, insulin, and other diabetes supplies? If I get insurance from work, it won't cover my diabetes for up to a year since it is a pre-existing condition, and I am not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid because I'm not a mother or elderly.
Please see my article Financial Aid.
Additional comments from David S. Holtzman, Esq.:I am not aware of any source of financial assistance to people with diabetes who do not have insurance coverage for diabetes treatment.
[Editor's comment: I would inquire as to whether or not your employer's insurance plan has a period of "open enrollment". This is often the case for new employees and at the beginning of the insurance year. Typically during these periods, the pre-existing clause might be waived. SS]
Original posting 3 Mar 2003
Posted to Community Resources
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:42
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