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Forteo's Expense

  • By mj2469 · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 34 replies
  • Hello - I have been on Forteo for 12 months. Last year I was insured through the company from which I retired. Good insurance as it only cost me $100 a month, through a specialty pharmacy, for Forteo ...

Paying for Forteo

  • By Monica1213 · New reply February 3, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • In 2006 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer i was placed on Arimidex as I am estrogen positive. It got rid of cancer but caused bone problems. In 2010 hip replacement was required. they fractured ...

FORTEO results!

  • By zappagirl · New reply January 20, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I was APPROVED for 2014!!! Thank You God! And Dr. Saaed! What a wild ride that one was. I get a letter from SIlverScript, my Medicare Part D plan, saying that I am being changed to to Prolia because that ...

Naturopathic Coverage for Massachusetts Citizens

  • By lynnesusan · Posted December 13, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • If you live in Massachusetts and want to support insurance coverage for alternative treatments, please read the information about HOUSE BILL 1898. Google NATUROPATHIC COVERAGE FOR MASSACHUSETTS CITIZENS ...

Long Term Disability Denied - How Many Others?

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  • By MsDot (Inactive) · New reply April 6, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Unum just denied my application for long term disability insurance because of a "pre-existing condition". I've had RA since 2009 and take a number of meds to keep it under control. Unum says that since ...

Cost of Forteo & Prolia

  • By bjosmith · New reply February 17, 2013
  • 24 replies
  • My RA doctor has recommended that I go on either Forteo or Prolia. Not happy about this for various reasons but am concerned about the monetary issue as well. Can anyone share with me the approximate ...

Actonel vs Fosamax vs Boniva?

  • By Lauriegrd · New reply December 9, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • Good morning! I have a question - currently I am on Actonel once a month - no side effects. Am also taking calcium, vitamin D, fish oil, and exercising, including with Mirabai Holland's DVD. My insurance ...

Porlia Shot

  • By Sherim · New reply August 16, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Can anyone tell me if the Prolia shot for bone density is covered by Medicare Part B ...

NY Times - medical bills and insurance coverage

  • By alwaysgrateful · New reply June 24, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • oney/health-insurance/navigating-the-lab yrinth-of-medical-costs-your-money.html? ref=business ...

cost of Forteo

  • By Yvon12 · New reply December 26, 2011
  • 8 replies
  • I just stated Forteo. My MD provided a sample to start. I do not have health insurance. I applied to Lilly and was denied assistance. I researched the cost of Forteo and found that a month's cost is ...

can't see doctor for Reclast until January

  • By junebug00 · New reply September 19, 2011
  • 25 replies
  • After having a bone density test my obgyn has diagnosed me with severe osteoporosis and has referred me to a rheumatologist to receive Reclast. The appointment is January 15. My deductible has been met ...

Cost of the drugs????

  • By barbsieanne · New reply August 27, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • I have had Osteoporosis for many years. I have been taking actonel. I recently saw a new Rheumy and he said that he wanted to change my treatment as I am not showing any improvement. So he prescribed ...

Put on Fozamax (scary) but great price without ins (good)

  • By Ocelotsden · New reply February 23, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • Well, the doctor really wants me on medication since I have significant OP. -3.11 Z-score in my spine with multiple compression fractures. And I'm only 46 years old... I'm told that had they used a T-score ...

A Generic for Forteo?

  • By Justin_Med_Student · New reply December 9, 2009
  • 10 replies
  • Depending on how interested you are in politics, you may or may not be keeping up on the healthcare reform debate. One of the less talked about issues is the part of the proposed bill that grants 12 years ...

Fosamax vs generic

  • By blackgorilla · New reply October 20, 2009
  • 8 replies
  • Two years ago, my dexa-scan numbers were spine -2.4 and hip -1.9. I'd been in the -1.8 range for several years before that. Stopped drinking soda with phosphoric acid, began drinking glass of milk every ...

What has your experience been?

  • By sdonesley · New reply May 29, 2009
  • 15 replies
  • Hi Everyone: I am very new at this, in fact I think I'm still in a state of shock over being told I have severe osteoporosis. Up until seven months ago I was walking 5 miles a day and felt as though I ...

Finding Needed Meds at a Resonable Price

  • By seahunt1228 · New reply April 20, 2009
  • 5 replies
  • The cost of regular and specialized osteoporosis medications is getting out of hand. I have found an alternative which has saved me money and given me peace of mind. There are alternatives available ...

Medicare Coverage of Forteo only for Women?!

  • By Tom-WI · New reply February 9, 2009
  • 20 replies
  • Please tell me it ain't so! I've been looking on the medicare site (CMS) to see if I will have coverage for forteo injections when I go on medicare in June. The link/url below, on page 2 of 3, top paragraph ...

Low Cost Bone Care

  • By Sandi_chat · Posted October 27, 2008
  • 0 replies
  • - Offered by state, localities, and pharmaceutical manufacturers AARP - n/Articles/statebystate.html Senior, Inc. ...

Paying for Forteo???

  • By Norm · New reply September 25, 2008
  • 20 replies
  • Who pays for this drug at $900 a shot. My insurance has held up payment for a month ...

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