Just curious about something. How many of you out there had problems getting the insurance to cover your pump training after you received your pump?
It has taken me over 2 years to get my insurance company to say yes to me being on a pump. My husband’s company is self-insured so they had no choice. I went over the insurance company’s head. Now that I have the pump and I am having a hard time getting them to approve the training for the pump. The doctor wants to place me in the hospital for 23 hours to start the pump and boy are they really dragging there feet on that. How many of you out there did not have to stay in the hospital when you started your pump? Is having to stay in the hospital normal? Can I get my doctor to put me on the pump without a hospital stay? If I do not get placed in the hospital this week it may be the middle of December before I can be placed into the hospital because of everyone’s schedule.
I am so excited about finally getting the pump that it is a big let down having to wait 2 1/2 months before my pump actually gets insulin put into it.