Amazing aint it...An accountant making decisions on my Meds

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Posted by Cujo111 ( on December 14, 1999 at 10:31:29:

In Reply to: Insurance Co. limits on Imitrex - posted by gary g on December 14, 1999 at 01:03:57:

Oh gawd , What i would do to find the accountant who made the decision that i only needed 6 sprays per month. Well i didnt stand for it, In general i have good insurance. I have Health care preferred ( an HMO , i assume) I had to call and talk to about 7 people and ended up talking to the Insurance companies Lab technician and explained to him what condition i had and why 6 sprays wouldnt last me a week , much less a month. Soooo , after much pushing and pulling a managed to get them to prescribe me 6 at a time. My doctor was trying to prescribe me 30 for every prescription. Thats $12 a pop.I was only having to pay $15 per prescription. I figured the accountant musta got BUGEYED over that. But it pissed me off. Who the hell is an accountant to make decisions on what drug i take? Even my doctor was incredulous and he is in the insurance ring so to speak. Yes , I got my drugs. No i didnt get them at the amount my doctor prescribed. So now i just go to the pharmacy and get my 6 when i feel like it.
Thanks , Just wanted to get that off my chest.

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