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Wow! Insurance covers protein shakes and vitamins!

on 9/20/13 6:37 pm - Retirement Ville, AZ

Someone posted a link this week for Insure to check and see if your insurance would cover protein drinks and bariatric vitamins so I went and filled the short form out, took all of 5 mins., and within 2 days, someone called me and said I was approved and they would be delivering free of charge, 2 cases of premiere protein shakes and bariatric vitamins to my door once a month.  Wow.

Great customer service and they do all the work.

If this doesn't work... google or bing insure nutrition.  It is a compounding pharmacy looking to serve the bariatric community. 


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Robin M.
on 9/20/13 7:53 pm - Biloxi, MS
VSG on 09/12/13
Thanks for the tip! I just applied to see if mine will cover it too!
on 9/20/13 8:10 pm

Thanks for the info...


I'm reposting the link as your link was misspelled.


on 9/21/13 4:38 am - Retirement Ville, AZ
on 9/20/13 9:37 pm - Vancouver, WA

You are very fortunate because few actually do cover them. I would certainly check with the insurance company also just to make sure because I would think they need a prescription from the doctor to cover it at all. Just being cautious because I've had outfits tell me something is covered only to find out it was only partially and poorly covered.

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on 9/21/13 4:35 am - Retirement Ville, AZ

They called and received a prescription from my doctor which my doctor verified.

yeah, in today's world ... so right to be cautious. 

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Michele H.
on 9/21/13 2:15 am - NJ
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My Insurance Company or doctor never    heard   of  them, be cautious......  I read on a FB support  page of getting a big bill if/when insurance denies the claim.  My doctor  advised not to  give out my insurance information.  I hope it works for ,  please let us know






on 9/21/13 4:34 am - Retirement Ville, AZ

Hi, it is a compounding pharmacy in So. CA and is part of CVS.  I will be wary, though.  Thanks for the heads up.  I spoke to the owner and they have been slammed with all the new health care regs and are looking for ways to boost their client list.  

I will be wary tho, thanks

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on 9/21/13 5:26 am - Retirement Ville, AZ


Was the big bill from this pharmacy or from some other scam? 

Thanks!  Now I am worried...egads!

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Michele H.
on 9/21/13 1:47 pm - NJ
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 from the place that  Shipped the products,  ship immediately, insurance takes a while  to process and possibly denied and then you already have  the stuff.    Please let us  know what happens......good luck, I hope  it works for you







on 9/21/13 6:07 pm - Retirement Ville, AZ

thanks, Michele

I am going to refuse delivery, I think when it comes and have them return it immediately and I will call Monday morning and cancel with the pharmacy.


I will let you know and thanks for letting me know.  

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Michele H.
on 9/21/13 8:11 pm - NJ
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Sorry didn't mean  to make  you nervous, just  wanted you to be careful






on 9/22/13 1:38 pm - Retirement Ville, AZ

AND I truly appreciate that!  I was not being careful.  A few things just didn't ring true once I started thinking about it after some of you questioned it.  So I am very grateful for the heads up.

This place may be on the up and up but it is so easy to get scammed these days.  So until I call them tomorrow and get some more answers; I am very uncomfortable with what is going on.

Fortunately, we have Lifelock total protection and I called them to let them know what was going on so they flagged my account and are on the lookout for any suspicious activity.  We have had wonderful success and protection with Lifelock although some will say it is not worth it.  We have found their services to be more than worth it.  It works for us. 

Again, this may be a legit business but I am really questioning the ethics of what and how they are doing business so until they prove me wrong, I am done with them!

Whew, thanks to all of you!

Also, FedEX is how they are shipping it.  I thought it had already shipped so I called FedEx and they said I most definitely can refuse it and they could just cancel delivery immediately so they checked and it is not in THEIR system yet so they said to call tomorrow early and cancel and if the pharmacy still sends it to call FedEx back and they will cancel it.  So that is comforting to know as well.  FedEx will also give me proof that they returned the merchandise without delivery.

So why on earth I fell for this is beyond me.  Again, they may be legit but thank goodness all you peeps out there have cool heads and alert those of us who are on the edge of something.

If it turns out they are legit, I will sing their praises.  If I find out they are walking an ethical tightrope and delivering goods etc before insurance approval; I will post that as well to warn others.  

Sorry to make this so long.  I am so relieved I was able to avert what could have been an expensive mistake thanks to all you kind people!  

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on 9/25/13 11:08 am - MA

This could be great if it is true! Please let me know :)

I made some videos of my lower body lift done by Dr. Amy Colwell. Also my  breast augmentation and extended arm lift (armlift & flankplasty)  Recent vids-

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on 9/25/13 12:18 pm - Retirement Ville, AZ
on 9/25/13 12:28 pm - MA

Lucky you! Sounds great thank you so much for posting this! This could be a huge help for me... Thanks!

I made some videos of my lower body lift done by Dr. Amy Colwell. Also my  breast augmentation and extended arm lift (armlift & flankplasty)  Recent vids-

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Cicerogirl, The PhD

on 10/8/13 7:27 pm - OH

That still sounds very fishy.  How can they possibly afford to only "sell" scar cream and give away protein shakes AND vitamins?  It just doesnt add up, and, as they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  

I would suggest that you keep an eye on the EOBs from your insurance company because they have to be profiting some way from this and insurance fraud is rampant these days.  I once got an EOB for an emergency room visit in another state.


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on 9/25/13 12:00 pm - Irvine, CA

You are very lucky!  

on 9/25/13 12:19 pm - Retirement Ville, AZ

Thanks, I certainly am very lucky and blessed beyond measure thanks to my Lord and Savior, Jesus!  

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on 10/7/13 8:47 am, edited 10/7/13 3:42 pm
DS on 03/14/11 with
This sounds great. Sadly I doubt it works for DSers since our vitamins intake is greater than all WLSers and we can only take specific kinds of vitamins.

Thanks for sharing though, I will pass the info to my RNY friends.

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