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Problems getting meds from UHC

Forums General Melanoma Community Problems getting meds from UHC

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    JerryfromFauq
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    Pissed at UNITED HEALTH CARE-MDIPA. 2/28/2011 They sent a 15 1/2 day supply of Gleevec that has held me staple for 2 years. Playing games since then, but sent me no more medicine. Tells me 1 thing. Tells mandatory specialty pharmacy a different story. This is in the government run Federal Employee Health Program.
     
    FedWeek today reported that OPM has requested that theFederal run insurance plans reduce their drug expenses for 2012.Problemsgetting drugs from UHC.  Dr has been working on problem renewing prescription for 3  weeks.

     

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      jim Breitfeller
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      Jerry,

      You want to contact your congress person and or the local Media.  You can use the links at Melanoma Missionary.You  may get some air time.

       

      warm regards,

      Jimmy B

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      jim Breitfeller
      Participant

      Jerry,

      You want to contact your congress person and or the local Media.  You can use the links at Melanoma Missionary.You  may get some air time.

       

      warm regards,

      Jimmy B

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      Tim–MRF
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      Jerry:

      Great to see a post from you–even if it is frustrating.  You may have been posting, but I have not been on the board as much as I would like to be and may have missed it.

      I would try calling Novartis (maker of Gleevec).  Most pharma companies have good programs to help people deal with insurance.  Not sure of their expertise with this plan, but it is a free call and worth a shot.  I think this is the number and if not they can probably direct you to the right number: 

      1-888-669-6682

      Tim–MRF

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      Tim–MRF
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      Jerry:

      Great to see a post from you–even if it is frustrating.  You may have been posting, but I have not been on the board as much as I would like to be and may have missed it.

      I would try calling Novartis (maker of Gleevec).  Most pharma companies have good programs to help people deal with insurance.  Not sure of their expertise with this plan, but it is a free call and worth a shot.  I think this is the number and if not they can probably direct you to the right number: 

      1-888-669-6682

      Tim–MRF

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